The Nez Perces Migration To Canada

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The Nez Perces had always had good relations with white men, and in 1863 they sign a treaty for their tribe to be moved to a reservation. As more white men move to their tribal land, the Nez Perces are forced to leave and move to the reservation. The Nez Perces decide that they do not want to leave their land, and they win a battle against the white men in the summer of 1877. The Nez Perces then make the decision to flee to Canada. After being surrounded by soldiers for several months, the tribe surrenders. Some Nez Perces are able to flee to Canada, but most go to live on the reservation.
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