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The Nez Perce

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The Nez Perce
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   1.05

     challenging words:    camps, roots, bison, lived, some, horse, mountain, chief, often, land, cross, move, fight, year, extra, meant
     content words:    Nez Perce

Other Languages
     Spanish: Los nez percé

The Nez Perce
By Mary Lynn Bushong

1     Some Indians lived on the plains. Some lived in the woods. Some lived in the mountains. That is where many Nez Perce lived.
2     The name Nez Perce was French. It meant pierced nose. The man who named them made a mistake. The Nez Perce did not pierce their noses.
3     The Nez Perce had their own name. They called themselves Nee-mee-poo. It meant "the people."
4     The people loved horses. A horse could carry a man a long way. They could cross the mountains. They could help a man hunt bison on the plains.

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