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News and Updates
New Video Lessons!
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.
Video for támsoy káa ‘alatálo
You can now watch a video with the telling of the Ant and Yellowjacket story! Our elder, Florene Davis, reads the story and you can follow along in nimipuutímt and English!
Click here to listen to the story and download your own copy!