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News and Updates
New Link for Night Language Classes
Nez Perce language classes are available every Thursday evening! You may join in-person at the wéeyees kitchen hall in Kamiah, or you may join via Zoom. Just click here!
Classes time is 6 - 8 p.m. Please follow current COVID-19 policies as safety is a priority.
qe'ciyéw'yew' to our partners at the CCT Nez Perce Language Program!
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.