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06/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/11/2019 16:20

Beat the heat this July at Nez Perce National Historical Park

News Release Date:
June 11, 2019

Contact:Vivian Wilson, 208-843-7023

LAPWAI, Idaho - Drum roll please! Bert Williamson will demonstrate traditional techniques for making a Nez Perce Drum be at Nez Perce National Historical Park two Saturdays in July. In addition to this demonstration Jewie Davis will give a talk about preserving the Nez Perce language. July events are as follows:

July 6 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Drum Making Demonstration

July 13 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Preserving the Language Talk

July 20 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Drum Making Demonstration

Even though school is out, summer is a perfect time to learn about a culture right in your own backyard. For our full summer schedule visit our website www.nps.gov/nepe or our facebook page www.facebook.com/DiscoverNezPerceNationalHistoricalPark.

The Spalding Visitor Center is 12 miles east of Lewiston at 39063 U.S. Highway 95. The Visitor Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Park Admission is free year round. For more information, please contact Nez Perce National Historical Park at 208-843-7009.