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James Wheeler, Sr., of Kamiah plays a flute he hand carved. He made his first flute when he was 12. He taught himself to both play and make the instruments. “I taught myself with some help,” he smiled, pointing skyward. Wheeler played the flute pictured here as well as his first flute.

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County guide - Lewis

Lewis County, established in 1911, was named for explorer Meriwether Lewis and includes 480 square miles with Nez Perce as its county seat and Kamiah as its largest city. Its population is 3,821 (2010 Census).

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Heart of the Monster

“I walked here at Heart of the Monster with my grandkids last year and they had so many questions for me – creative, amazing curiosity,” said Marcie Bailey of Kamiah. “I knew then I wanted to do something to help all kids better understand the history, the Nez Perce culture.”

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