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Nez Perce

The Nez Perce are a Native American tribe of the Pacific Northwest. Like most American Indian tribes, their name for themselves, Nimiipuu, simply means “The People.” The name Nez Perce, or Pierced Nose, derives from a misnomer. When the Meriwether Lewis and William Clark expedition first ...

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