Powwow honors Nez Perce presence

The horse parade signifies natives returning to their homelands in the Wallowa Valley. This year’s parade starts 9 a.m. July 23 as part of the 26th annual Tamkaliks Celebration.

WALLOWA — The Nez Perce presence in the Wallowa Valley is still strong, recently completing a longhouse for spiritual connection and currently preparing for the 26th annual Tamkaliks Celebration. The powwow, organized by the Wallowa Band Nez Perce Trail Interpretive Center, is a three-day celebration of the Nez Perce presence in the Wallowa Valley, which will take place July 22-24. […]

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Get to know the pioneers

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BAKER CITY — A chance to “meet the pioneers” returns on Memorial Day weekend at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Baker City. Two days of special programs are planned featuring historic re-enactors and demonstrations of frontier life. Each day, interpreters will demonstrate skills such as quilting, black powder shooting, wheelwright and Dutch oven cooking. Visitors can participate […]

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