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Unformatted text preview: Nez Nez Perce Perce Nez Nez Perce Perce Nez Perce have lived in eastern Washington, Oregon, and Idaho for a very long time. They speak a language that is related to languages to the south and west of their territory. The family is known as Penutian. Their traditional enemies lay to the south and east. This area is known as the Columbia plateau. They were the largest group in this area. These included the Shoshones and Blackfeet. Nez Nez Perce Perce Traditional territory and modern reservation Nez Nez Perce Perce Nez Perce frst come in contact with Americans in 1805, when the Lewis and Clark expedition arrives in their territory. The Nez Perce had been at peace with the whites since then. They claimed never to have killed a white man. About halF oF the tribe was Christianized including the chieF, Old Joseph. Nez Nez Perce Perce Called to a council in Walla Walla in 1855. The terms of the agreement put on the Nez Perce were to limit their lands to a portion of their original territory including the Wallowa...
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