Camas documentary to premiere at Spalding on Saturday

A new documentary titled “Camas: Sacred Food of the Nez Perce” is set to premiere Jan. 15 at the Nez Perce National Historical Park Visitor Center in Spalding and online via YouTube.


The documentary will be aired continuously from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the visitor center auditorium. For those who cannot attend in person, it also will be online at the Lolo Pass Visitors Center — Discover Your Northwest YouTube channel. It will be available at about 5 p.m. Jan. 15 and remain online after that.


In-person attendees at the event are encouraged to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. Seating will be limited to 40 people, and masks are required in the building.


The Nez Perce National Historical Park Visitor Center is 10 miles east of Lewiston and 3 miles north of Lapwai, along U.S. Highway 95. Anyone wishing more information may contact the visitor center at (208) 843-7001 or the Lolo Pass visitor center at (208) 942-3113.