Nez Perce Tribe

4:38 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Website Offers Searchable Oral History Archive About Hanford Site

Veronica Taylor, an elder of the Nez Perce tribe, grew up along the Columbia River at Hanford.
Atomic Heritage Foundation

Originally published on Mon January 5, 2015 2:55 pm

When the federal government decided to make plutonium in southeast Washington, early farmers and whole villages of Native Americans were kicked out. Now, a new collection of oral histories tells some of these stories of the Hanford site.

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Nez Perce Trail
6:48 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Missing Section Of Nez Perce Trail Holds Little-Known Part Of History

uth Wapato of Spokane is the granddaughter of one of the members of the Nez Perce Tribe who fought alongside Chief Joseph in 1877.
Jessica Robinson

The story most people learn about the Nez Perce Tribe and the capture of Chief Joseph doesn't tell the whole history. And now the federal government and Northwest Tribes are trying to fix that with a new historic site. Correspondent Jessica Robinson reports.

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5:59 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Limited Alternative Routes For GE’s ‘Megaloads’

One of the GE-made "megaloads" parked on Highway 12 near Lewiston, Idaho.
Credit Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

A subsidiary of General Electric says it’s looking for alternative options for moving huge water purification equipment from the Northwest to Alberta, Canada. A route through the middle of Idaho turned into a legal battle with the Nez Perce Tribe. But options appear to be limited.

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Megaloads Halted
5:00 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Federal Judge Halts 'Megaloads' On Idaho Highway

Bett Haverstick Friends of the Clearwater.

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 4:58 pm

A federal judge has halted so-called "megaload" traffic through a wild and scenic corridor in Idaho.

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Oil Megaloads
6:24 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Nez Perce Attempt To Halt Oil Sands Shipment Through Reservation

The national debate over oil development took an unusual turn on an Idaho highway early Tuesday morning. For nearly two hours, members of the Nez Perce Tribe blocked the passage of a giant water evaporator headed for the oil sands of Alberta, Canada.

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