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Traditional Place Name & Camas in Bloom Commemoration

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT

wispin’íitpe

as one travels out of the timber | upon coming over the divide 


Packer Meadows atLolo Pass Visitor Center

1.25 MILES FROM LPVC FS ROAD 373 | BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR

Master of Ceremony: Nakia Williamson


Event Itinerary

1PM – 1:30PM | Opening Song by Waapqaqán (young golden eagle) Drum

  • Nez Perce Color Guard
  • Flag Song by Waapqaqán (young golden eagle) Drum
  • Horse Parade Starts on the east side of Packer Meadows, come into the ceremony area and loop 3 times around the circle

1:45 PM |  Welcoming Statements

  • NPTEC Welcome by Samuel Penney, NPT Chairman
  • FS Welcome by Cheryl Probert, Acting Deputy Regional Forester, Northern Region (wrap up by introducing Toby)

2:00 PM | Project Statements

  • Toby Bloom, WO, RHVR, and is the Travel, Tourism and Interpretation National Program Manager USDA FS NATIVE Act
  • Sandra Broncheau-McFarland, Nez Perce National Historic Trail, Administrator

2:15 PM | Welcome Dance by Nez Perce Appaloosa Horse Club Dancers

  • Camas in Bloom representative, Emmit Taylor, Angel Sobotta and Rosa Yearout
  • Camas in Bloom and it’s meaning to Nimiipuu, history on Nimiipuu, and Flight of 1877

2:30 PM | VIP Invite Thank You with Stacia Morfin

2:45 PM | Nakia Williamson, NPT Cultural Resource Director Place Name Introduction

3:00 PM | Ceremony Renaming

  • Formal Renaming Ceremony by Nakia
  • Song Wapkan (Nez Perce) Drum
  • Packer Meadows Name Revealing
  • Circle of Elders will there to listen to Nez Perce Name
  • People to some up and say the name audience participation
  • Inclosing-Circle Dance and Rabbit Dance audience participation
  • Retire Colors

4:00 – 5:00 PM | Visit Lolo Visitor Center


For more information please contact Samantha Berglund:  [email protected] | (208) 942-3113

Details

Date:
June 25
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Event Category:

Venue

Lolo Pass Visitor Center