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Nez Perce flight commemorated by speakers Saturday

Tribal elder, artist presenting "Hear Me, My Chiefs" at Blaine County Library


Last updated 9/29/2021 at 11:15am

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Nez Perce elder LeRoy Seth poses for a photograph. Seth and Montana artist Terry Ball will give a presentation Saturday in Blaine County Museum at 2 p.m. to commemorate the Nez Perce Flight of 1877.

The Blaine County Museum will be holding "Hear Me, My Chiefs," a special talk by Nez Perce elder LeRoy Seth and Montana Artist Terry Ball Saturday in the Blaine County Library to commemorate the Nez Perce Flight of 1877.

Blaine County Museum Director Samantha French said the talk was originally meant to coincide with the commemoration usually held at Bear Paw Battlefield by Nez Perce Tribe members, but that was canceled due to the rising COVID-19 numbers.

French said Seth is a talented speaker and descendant of a veteran of the flight, and she's excited to finally be able to meet him in p...

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