Kate and Sue McBeth Missionary Teachers to the Nez Perce


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While all other government reports are written by officials about the Nez Perce, these documents allow the reader to hear the Nez Perce voice. The councils record verbatim each chief's words, while the commission reports present both sides of contentious issues.

1855 Council Minutes
1856: Councils:
           July 11
           July 14
           July 28
           October 31
1859: Council July 22
           July 23
1873: Commission Report
1876: Commission Report
1877: Councils:
          May 3
          May 4
          May 7
          Looking for Locations: Lapwai
          Looking for Locations: Kamiah
          Looking for Locations: The Clearwater
          News from Wallowa
          Final Council