Elder talks about the history, importance of Nez Perce flight


Last updated 10/4/2021 at 12:25pm

Havre Daily News/Patrick Johnston

Nez Perce elder LeRoy Seth speaks during the "Hear Me, My Chiefs" presentation Saturday in the Blaine County Library in Chinook.

The Blaine County Museum Saturday hosted Nez Perce elder LeRoy Seth and Montana artist Terry Ball to talk about the importance of the Nez Perce Flight of 1877 which ended with the Battle of Bear Paw in what is now Blaine County.

The event was in conjunction with this year's Sugarbeet Festival and was called "Hear Me, My Chiefs," which is also the name of a limited edition Pendleton blanket Ball designed commemorating the event, which part of the talk was about.

Over 80 people were in attendance filling the conference room of the Blaine County Library where the talk was held and blankets w...

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