Calendar of Events - 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act

National Trail system and Nez Perce National histroric trail logos with tribe riding the trail inset

 

Date/Time Event Location Sponsor Key Contact(s) Additional Information
MARCH

March 19-April 13, 2018

A Palouse Horse - Celebrating 80 Years of the Appaloosa Horse Club

Moscow, ID

Hosted By Appaloosa Museum & Heritage Center

Crystal White
208-882-5578
museum@appaloosa.com

Exhibit will include information about the Chief Joseph Trail Ride along the NPNHT and NTSA 50th displays.
Appaloosa Museum News 

APRIL

April 27, 2018

Heart Of The Monster
9 a.m. – Noon PDT

Kamiah, ID

Nez Perce Tribe, National Park Service, and USDA Forest Service

Marci Bailey at 208-816-2333

NPNHT Exhibit will feature information about the Trail and the 50th Anniversary of the NTSA.

MAY

May 14 – July 22, 2018

Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Traveling Exhibits

Wallowa, OR

Wallowa Band Nez Perce Trail Interpretive Center

Angela Bombaci, info@wallowanezperce.org
541-886-3101

Nez Perce Wallowa Homeland website

JUNE

June - Labor Day, 2018

Nimi'ipuu Flight through Musselshell Country

Harlowton, MT

Upper Musselshell Museum

Patty Molinaro, museum@itstriangle.com
406-632-5519

Harlowton Museum

June 2, 2018

National Trails Day

N/A

American Hiking Society

N/A

National Trails Day

June 15-17, 2018

Chief Joseph and Warriors Pow Wow

Lapwai, ID

Nez Perce Tribe

N/A

N/A

June 16, 2018 – 10 a.m. PDT

White Bird Battle Memorial

White Bird, ID

Nez Perce Tribe

Wilfred Scott Nez Perce Tribe  (208) 843-2253

 
JULY

July 6-8, 2018

Wildhorse Pow Wow

Pendleton, OR

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

541-276-3165

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

July 6-8, 2018

Native Artist in Residence Corn husk artwork, beading, and basket making

Lolo Pass Visitor Center
located 33.6 miles west of Lolo, MT on US Hwy 12

Lolo Pass Visitor Center

Buffie Cerutti
208-942-3113

Lolo Pass Visitor Center

July 6-8, 2018

Lapwai Days Events

Lapwai, ID

Nez Perce Tribe

N/A

N/A

July 7-8, 2018

Priscilla Arthur - Beadwork

Big Hole National Battlefield near Wisdom, MT

National Park Service

406-689-3155

NPS Big Hole website

July 14, 2018, 10 a.m. PDT

Chuck Raddon - What in the World is a Lolo Trail?
Exploring our local National Historic Trails

Spalding, ID, Visitor Center

Nez Perce National Historical Park

208-843-7009

NPS Nez Perce National Historical Park website

July 14-15, 2018

Silas Whitman - Natural Resource Uses of the Nez Perce and Leroy Seth - Tribal Dancing and Regalia

Big Hole National Battlefield near Wisdom, MT

National Park Service

406-689-3155

NPS Big Hole website

July 20-22, 2018

Annual Nez Perce Tamkaliks Celebration

Wallowa, OR

Wallowa Band Nez Perce Trail Interpretive Center

Mary Hawkins
541-886-3101
 tamkaliks@gmail.com

Nez Perce Wallowa Homeland

July 21-22, 2018

Darrell Wheeler - Events of 1877

Big Hole National Battlefield near Wisdom, MT

National Park Service

406-689-3155

NPS Big Hole website

July 23– 27, 2018

Annual Chief Joseph Trail Ride

Assembly camp: Tolo Lake, near Grangeville, ID

Appaloosa Horse Club

N/A

Appaloosa Horse Club Chief Joseph Trail Ride

July 24-29, 2018

Chief Joseph Days and Rodeo

Joseph, OR

N/A

Chief Joseph Days Rodeo Contact

Chief Joseph Days Rodeo

July 26, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. MDT

Evening of Celebration 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act & the Centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty, information, speaker, food

Fort Missoula, Heritage Hall, Missoula, MT

Northern Rockies Heritage Center

406-728-3662

Northern Rockies Heritage Center

July 28-29, 2018

Naomi Wood – Stick game

Big Hole National Battlefield near Wisdom, MT

National Park Service

406-689-3155

NPS Big Hole website

AUGUST

August 4-5, 2018

Robert Brown – presents Major Charles Rawn, living history

Big Hole National Battlefield near Wisdom, MT

National Park Service

406-689-3155

NPS Big Hole website

August 11, 2018, 10 a.m. MDT

Big Hole Battle Memorial

Big Hole National Battlefield near Wisdom, MT

Nez Perce Tribe

Wilfred Scott Nez Perce Tribe  208-843-2253

NPS Big Hole National Battlefield

August 11-12, 2018

Mike Penney and Nez Perce Nation Drum - Drum and Song

Big Hole National Battlefield near Wisdom, MT

National Park Service

406-689-3155

NPS Big Hole website

August, 11-13, 2018

Native Artist in Residence will demonstrate traditional weaving

Lolo Pass Visitor Center
located 33.6 miles west of Lolo, MT, on U.S. Hwy 12

Lolo Pass Visitor Center

Buffie Cerutti
208-942-3113

Lolo Pass Visitor Center

August 17-19, 2018

Chief Looking Glass Days & Pow Wow

Kamiah, ID

N/A

N/A

Kamiah Chamber of Commerce

August 25, 2018, 10 a.m. PDT

Sandra Broncheau-McFarland, Administrator of the Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail will speak about the National Trails System Act 50th and best practices & conservation.

Spalding, ID
Visitor Center

Nez Perce National Historical Park

208-843-7009

NPS Nez Perce National Historical Park website

SEPTEMBER

September 4, 2018, Noon-1 p.m. PDT

Birding Brown Bag Lunch Presentation

Josephy Center
403 N. Main St Joseph, OR

Josephy Center

Rich Wandschneider
541-432-0505

Josephy Center for Arts and Culture website

September 22, 2018

National Public Lands Day

N/A

N/A

N/A

National Public Lands Day website

OCTOBER

October 6, 2018, 10 a.m. MDT

Bear Paw Battle Memorial

Bear Paw Battlefield, 16 miles south of Chinook, MT

Nez Perce Tribe

Wilfred Scott Nez Perce Tribe
208-843-7389

N/A

October 18-December 31, 2018

Exhibition: The Journey of the Resilient Niimiipuu Nez Perce People

Travelers’ Rest State Park. Lolo, MT

Visitor Center, Travelers’ Rest State Park, 6717 Highway 12 W, Lolo, MT

Loren Flynn
Park Manager
Travelers’ Rest State Park
(406) 273-4253
Lflynn2@mt.gov

Traveler's Rest State Park

NOVEMBER

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DECEMBER

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