On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Broken Arm, Cut Nose, and Hohots Ilppilp invite the Captains to their village. The Captains invite the Nez Perce to travel with Clark to the Shoshone to make a peace treaty between the two tribes.
From the journals...
Wednesday June 4th 1806.
The Broken Arm envited us to his Village and Said he wished to Speak to us before we Set out, and that he had Some roots to give us for our journey over the mountains; I promised to visit him as he wished the day after tomorrow—
Wednesday 4th June 1806.
rained the greater part of last night a wet morning