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Nez Perce Tribe re-enacts Lewis and Clark meet

The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho participated in a re-enactment of its encounter with the Lewis and Clark Expedition 200 years ago.

The tribe met the expedition on September 20, 1805. Based on accounts from the time, William Clark rode on horseback into the camp of Watkuweis, a Nez Perce woman who urged the tribe to trust Lewis and Clark.

Descendants of Watkuweis and Clark participated in the re-enactment. More than 600 people watched the encounter.

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More than 600 re-enact Lewis and Clark meeting with Nez Perce (AP 9/22)
At play in the fields of history (The Lewiston Tribune 9/22)
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