Hunter Barnes documents the lives and ways of a Native American tribe

Hunter Barnes
Friends that Hunter met at the Tamkaliks Powwow on his first trip. (Image credit: Hunter Barnes)

I was introduced to the Nimiipuu, a Native American people, through a friend and after joining the Tamkaliks Powwow in Wallowa, Oregon, was invited to the Lapwai, Idaho, and Nespelem, Washington, Native American reservations, where I was introduced to the families that lived there. While I was there, I spent extended time with the elders in their sweat lodge – one of the tribe’s most traditional and spiritual activities – gaining their trust and learning their ways.

A gas station that had closed on the Lapwai Idaho reservation. The sign was a statement of the rising gas prices. This rise affected the tribe’s ability to travel to the Powwow, as well as gathering firewood, hunting and fishing.  (Image credit: Hunter Barnes)
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