Nez Perce of the Northwest Basin

Originally, the Nimiipuu people, now known as Nez Perce, occupied a vast area (which included parts of present-day Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming and Washington) of the north west to fish, hunt, and trade. The Nez Perce territory at the time of Lewis and Clark (1804–1806) was approximately 17,000,000 acres. When Sacajawea, the Shoshoni indian, was […]