Program 303

Program 303 – Artist’s Circle

Kevin Peters

Kevin Peters, Nez Perce artist and ranger at Big Hole from 1989 to 1991. Courtesy National Park Service Big Hole NB, n.d.

Kevin Peters

with Bruce Crespin

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Arlie Neskahi:
The flute makes a music of life for many indigenous peoples and tribal cultures. Traditionally, among the Nimiipuu, flutes carried songs and much more. the flute was instrumental in native courtship. a married man’s flute was decorated to display his marital status, while available men held unadorned flutes for all to see. today in artists circle, bruce crespin tells the story of how Nimiipuu flutist, artist, and museum specialist, Kevin Peters discovered the flute of his ancestors.

Program 303 – Turtle Island Storytellers

Allen Pinkham, Sr.

Allen Pinkham, Sr.

Alan Pinkham

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Alan Pinkham:
There along the Clearwater River, down on the middle section of the Snake River, and over on the Salmon River, and also the Grand Ronde River, there’s a lot of landmarks. There are either stones or land features or rock formations. They have stories attached to them.