|The 800 Nez PercÚ surely could not see this natural wonder in 1877. Only 80 miles east from this marvelous landscape was the end of the tragedy 16'th month flight. Over 1,170 miles was their flight across today's states Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana. In nearly a dozen fights that involved heavy loses to the US Army. Very weaken, half frozen to death and starved they surrendered to a superior strength near Bear Paw on Oct.5'th 1877. Their wish for a human life living in freedom was brutaly destroyed , only 40 miles away from the canadian border.