Ethnographic Study of Nez Perce at Celilo Falls

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Oregon
Level of Government: Federal
  • B - Special Studies and Analyses - Not R&D
Opps ID: NBD00159791081374063
Posted Date: Sep 29, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: W9127N-17-R-0081
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Contract Award Date :
September 27, 2017
Contract Award Number :
Contract Award Dollar Amount :
Contractor Awarded Name :
Nez Perce Tribe
Synopsis :
Added: Jul 03, 2017 4:39 pm
This is a notice of intent to sole source. The Portland District intends to award a sole source, firm fixed price service contract to the Nez Perce Tribe, 120 Beaver Grade, Lapwai, ID 83540-0365 in accordance with FAR 13.106-1(b)(1)(i) - Only one source.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Portland District (CENWP) and Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) (the Agencies) are jointly responsible for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) under the terms of the 2009 Systemwide Programmatic Agreement (SWPA) for management of Historic Properties affected by operation and maintenance of the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS). The FCRPS Cultural Resource Program works closely with interested and affected Tribes, State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs), and other Agencies for cultural resource management in compliance with Section 106 of the NHPA.

The objective of this contract is to conduct an ethnographic study and compile information on Nez Perce habitation of Celilo Falls Village prior to inundation. The study will focus on the Nez Perce occupants, their habitations, living conditions, and livelihoods at the Celilo Falls village site prior to inundation. This study involves archival research and the conducting of oral histories.

This acquisition is for the contribution of traditional knowledge and input from the Nez Perce Tribe. A prospective contractor must be authorized to represent and speak on behalf of the Nez Perce Tribe. The Nez Perce Tribe is the only known contractor able to represent the Nez Perce Tribe.

This synopsis is for notification purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for bids or proposals. Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice. Responses received by July 18, 2017 at 4:00pm PDT will be considered by the government. Responses can be sent to the point of contact by email. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement in the future.

Contracting Office Address :
PO Box 2946
Portland, Oregon 97208-2946
United States
Place of Performance :
Wasco County, Oregon near The Dalles Dam
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Joshua D Fellwock,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 503-808-4398
Secondary Point of Contact :
Kim Kovar,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 503-808-4623


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