Learn about the cultural perspectives of how Lewis & Clark and the Nez Perce viewed the 1805/1806 historical events along the Clearwater, Snake and Columbia Rivers.
Garry Bush has given historic presentations in nine western states, was trained by the National Geographic Society as a NGS Teacher Consultant for the State of Idaho, is a National Park Service Certified First-Person Historic Interpreter and was honored with Idaho’s Esto Perpetua Award for Historic Preservation. As Co-Director of the Chinese Remembering Symposium, he has worked with the West Coast Chinese community for five years. Garry has given historic presentations from pre-school to graduate students and brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to all.
The Confluence of History's lecture series is made possible by the Lewiston City Library, The Idaho Chapter - Lewis Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, the Nez Perce County Museum, the North Central Idaho Speakers Bureau and the Idaho Governors Lewis and Clark Grant of 2019-2021.
J.R. Spencer is a Nez Perce/Ojibwe artisan, educator, and performing artist of Native culture and living traditions of his people. J.R. brings to audiences, the rich history of native stories and traditional music in a moving, fun, and entertaining manner. He strives to present the history and culture of Native people in a lighthearted yet respectful way. He gives to audiences a sense of history and aspects of Native culture that you won't find in history books. J.R. shows the world that there is a lighter side to being Native. In both recordings and video productions, he takes audiences on a journey through time, from legend days to modern times, and back again.
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