Nez Perce Tribal Enterprises
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  • 1. Nez Perce
    Tribal Enterprises
    17500 Nez Perce Road
    Lewiston, ID 83501
    Ph. 208.746.0723
  • 2. Welcome to Nimiipuu Country…
  • 3. We seek to promote the well-being of our people,
    the continuity of our culture, and the protection of our land.
  • 4. Nez Perce Tribe
    • Federally recognized as a sovereign government.
    • 5. Reservation occupying 3 states was reduced to it’s current size of 750,000 acres by the Treaty of 1863 (now lies solely in North Central Idaho)
    • 6. Approximately 3,500 tribal members
    • 7. Employs more than 900 people
  • Nez Perce Tribal Departments
    Administration: Information Systems, Housekeeping, Plant Maintenance, Safety, Community Centers
    Department of Natural Resources: Cultural Resources, Environmental Restoration & Waste Management, Forestry, Land Services, Snake River Currents, Water Resources, Wildlife.
    Education: Early Childhood Development Program, Higher Education, Students for Success, Tribal Employment Rights Office, Distance Learning Centers, Vocational Rehabilitation
    Executive Direction: Human Resources, Economic Development, Planning, Transportation
    Fisheries: Resource Management, Conservation & Enforcement, Habitat & Watershed Division, Harvest Division, Production Division, Research Division, Resident Fish Division
    Social Services Administration: BIA Welfare, Children’s Home & Advocacy Center, Financial Assistance, Indian Child Welfare, Child Protection, Senior Citizens, TANF, Commodities
    Legal Services: Office of Legal Council
    Tribal Court, Prosecutor’s Office ,Tribal Police Department
    Housing Authority
    Niimiipuu Health: Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, Community Health, Contract Health, Diabetes Prevention Program & Wellness Center
  • 8. Nez Perce
    Tribal Enterprises
    600 + progressive gaming machines
    Itse’Ye Ye Casino (Kamiah, Idaho)
    Smoking and Nonsmoking gaming floors
    Daily promotions, prizes, drawings
    Luxury hotel and suites, indoor pool
    RV Park & Swimming Pool
    Nez Perce Express (Fuel / Convenient Store)
    Camas Express (Fuel / Convenient Store)
    24 Hour Deli Service
    Jackpot Bingo
    Exciting promotions & events
    Riverside Restaurant
    River Oasis Lounge
  • 9. Economic
    Expansion Areas
  • Current Expansion
    Camas Express
  • 21. Expansion Phases
  • 22. Phase I – Floorplan
  • 23. Economic Strategies
    Develop Aht’Wy Plaza: Design an Events Center & Retail complex with more services and gaming floor space.
    Camas Express Truck Stop: Expand into a full service Truck Stop & Convenience store.
    Its-ye-ye Bingo & Casino: Initiate a comprehensive expansion.
    Wholesale Distribution: Re-establish traditional trade routes & partnerships.
    Retail & Tourism Center at T.U. 45 on Hwy 12: Develop a culture center to highlight Ni MiiPuu culture.
    Training: Provide classes & training for tribal members to pursue entrepreneurships.
    Bio-Mass: Feasibility of Bio-mass or energy production
    Diversify Communities: Seek funding for a financial institution; retail/ manufacturing businesses
    Land purchase: Develop strategies to expand our economic opportunities & culturally significant sites.
    Financial Planning: To secure equity & debt financing for major projects.
    Tourism: To provide scenic tours to Nez Perce cultural historic & economic sites.
  • 24. Contact Information
    Executive Officer
    Ms. Jamie Olson
    General Manager
    Ms. Cheryl Cunningham
    Marketing Director
    Mr. Jamie White
    Hotel Director
    Ms. Charlotte Covers Up
    R&D Specialist
    Mr. Anthony Johnson
    Economic Planner
    Ms. Lilly Kauffman