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Fettuccine Forum: The Second Nez Perce War

Friday, June 7, 2019, 1:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Please join the Boise City Department of Arts & History at the June 6, 2019 Fettuccine Forum, The Second Nez Perce War: Treaty Rights, Fishing and the Rapid River Conflict, where Professor Amy Canfield of Lewis-Clark State College will explore the Rapid River Conflict.

In 1979 and 1980, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game closed fishing on Rapid River in Central Idaho due to an expected low number of salmon. The Nez Perce Nation challenged this closure, citing treaty rights and tribal sovereignty. The resulting standoff between the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and members of the Nez Perce Nation, as well as the subsequent trial for arrests made during the standoff, demonstrate larger issues of legal rights and misunderstandings of tribal treaty rights by non-tribal members. This presentation will examine the standoff, its effects on the tribe, and its symbolism in terms of ongoing discussions about conservation and traditional uses.

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Boise City Hall (150 N Capitol Blvd.)
Maryanne Jordan Council Chambers, Third Fl.
Doors open at 5:30 PM
Presentation begins at 6:00 PM
Free and open to the public

Image Credit: Idaho Statesman Photograph Collection at Albertsons Library, Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University

Phone: (208) 608-7051
Event url: www.boiseartsandhistory.org/events/2019/june/fettuccine-forum/

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Boise, ID 83702

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