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News and Updates
Cultural Camp is back!
The 21st Annual Nez Perce Cultural Camp will be held in Cascade Lake, Idaho!
Kids attending grades 8-12 in the upcoming school year, can participate in the first session of Cultural Camp from July 27-29th. The deadline for application to this session is Monday, July 12th at 4:30 p.m.
Kids attending 4th-7th grade in the upcoming school year, can participate in the second session of Cultural Camp from August 17-19th. The deadline for application to this session is Monday, August 2nd at 4:30 p.m.
For more information, visit our Nez Perce Cultural Camp page. Applications can be downloaded here, or picked up at following locations:
Education Service Building
271 B Street
Students for Success Office
wéeyees Community Center
Video for pálx̣c káa héey’uxc!
We've got a new video for the pálx̣c káa héey’uxc (Snowshoe Hare and Cottontail Rabbit) story! You can download your own copy of the book and follow along as it is narrated in nimipuutímt! Check it out on the nimíipuum titwáatit page.
The Nez Perce Language Program is dedicated to ongoing education of nimipuutímt during this trying time. Our staff is continuing to work on new ways to teach lessons and bring the language into your home. Check out the new page dedicated to Video Lessons! We appreciate your patience as new videos will be added as soon as they are ready.