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Bear Paw Battle commemoration set for Saturday


October 6, 2017

From National Park Service

The 140th Commemoration of the Bear Paw Battle will take place Saturday.

Nez Perce descendants will remember and honor all who sacrificed through a pipe ceremony and drum circle. Food will be offered after the ceremonies in the lower parking lot. Everyone is welcome and there is no admission fee. Photography will prohibited during some ceremonies.

Commemorative activities will begin at approximately 10 a.m in the upper parking lot. Facilities are limited to pit toilets and a small picnic area. Come prepared for a variety of weather conditions; anything from...

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