Near Joseph in Wallowa County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Salmon for Trade
Salmon was more than food. In tribal literature, the salmon was the first creature to present itself for human substance. Then, as now, the people honor it for its sacrifice.
Erected by Oregon State Parks.
Location. 45° 20.556′ N, 117° 13.44′ W. Marker is near Joseph, Oregon, in Wallowa County. Marker is on Wallowa Lake Highway (Oregon Route 351) near South East Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Joseph OR 97846, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Putting Down Roots (a few steps from this marker); "Only the sounds of the horses..." (a few Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site (within shouting distance of this marker); tiwi∙teqis (Old Chief Joseph) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chief "Old" Joseph (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wallowa Lake (approx. half a mile away); 19 Dr. J.W. Barnard Drugs 08 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Nez Perce (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joseph.
More about this marker. This marker is located at Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site.
Categories. • Animals • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.