Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Wallowa WA, Nez Perce Interpretive Center



We are right next to the Nez Perce Interpretive Center at our park here in Wallowa.  The Nez Perce Indians, were exiled to a reservation in Idaho so the white man could mine gold in 1860 in the Wallowa Valley.  A small piece of land next to us was returned to them.  They turned it into a gathering place which is open to the public.  They consider it a sacred and spiritual place.  Most of the Nez Perce perished on their forced trek to the reservation.



We face the Nez Perce land.


Entrance to the Nez Perce Center
















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