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  Jan 01, 2014
2014 Yakama Nation Treaty Day POW WOW, June 6-8, 2014 @ White Swan Pavilion, WA .. Pavilion Memorials May 31, @ W.S. Longhouse .. Advertisment Program Deadline MAY 25, 2014 (1/2 pg, $50.00 or $100.00 full pg) ROYALTY SERACH yntdpw@yahoo.com
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  Jan 02, 2014
Yakama Nation Library April 2014 Newsletter ... 3rd Annual Frybread Contest & Screening movie @ Heritage Theater, April 26th 9am-4pm VENDORS NEEDED (Word, Excel & Mobile classes available) (509)865-2800
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  Apr 18, 2014
2014 Yakama Nation Treaty Day RODEO on June 6-8, 2014 @ White Swan Rodeo Grounds, WA ..... June 2-4: Region One Day Rodeos ... June 5: JR Treaty Day Rodeo www.kmiraregion.com
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  Apr 21, 2014
Northwest Justice Project ... FREE Legal help for low-income Native Americans & Alaska Natives .. 1.888.201.1014 #5 ... Domestic Violence/Indian Child Welfare Act/Property/Housing/Education/Health Care/More help available
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  Apr 24, 2014
Legends Casino, APRIL Sweet 16 celebration cash drawings / Seafood Buffet / BBQ Buffet / Card Tournaments 509.865.8800 www.LegendsCasino.com
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  Apr 24, 2014
"POMPEII" .......... BARGAIN NIGHT ... 4/24 at 7pm ..... Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Keifer Sutherland ... PG-13 Action/Adventure ....... Heritage Theater 865-7499
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  Apr 24, 2014
Cooking Matters: A Cooking & Nutrition Class ... 7 week class, every Thursdays April 3 - May 15 ... 330pm-430pm .... @ Wanity Park Dining Room ..... For More Information or To Sign Up Call J'Shon @ (509)865-2101, ext 332
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  Apr 25, 2014
Corpuz Promotions Boxing Event ...... APRIL 26 @ 7pm Saturday .... @ White Swan Pavilion, doors open @ 6pm ....... $25 General Admission, 12 & under FREE ... World Class PRO/AM Boxing ... Purachse your Early Bird Ticket price 509.314.1317 or 509.945.4273
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  Apr 25, 2014
"ROBOCOP" .......... April 25 at 7pm ... 4/26 & 4/27 at 2pm, 430pm, 7pm ... 5/1 at 7pm ...... Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton PG-13 Action/Adventure ....... Heritage Theater 865.7499
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  Apr 25, 2014
CLOSURE STILL IN EFFECT, 9/30/13, HERITAGE RESTAURANT Contact: Karen Cunningham, Econ. Dev. Dir. kc@yakama.com 865.5121 x6050 ~ THE WINTERLODGE& 14 TRIBES ARE AVAILABLE for booking, your large parties & events! 865-5121 x4740
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  Apr 25, 2014
MAY 15th, 2014 .... 35th Annual AAoA ELDERS DAY DINNER ..... 9am-3pm ....55yrs & older (Sorry NO CHILDREN, not enough food for the youth) .... Over 600 Elders attend every year! ... Contact AAoA 509.865.7164
 
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  Our Tribal Enterprises provide employment for Yakamas as well as providing resources to spur further economic development.

 
  The Treaty between the United States of America and the Yakama Nation of Indians. Concluded at Camp Stevens, Walla Walla Valley, more...  

Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation
Generations before the advance of the modern world, the lands of the Yakama extended in all directions along the Cascade Mountain Range to the Columbia River and beyond. We considered it land given in trust by the Creator for the use of the living and a heritage to be held and protected for unborn generations. more...
 
 

 

Kamiakin Statue
Kamiakin was noted as one of the main leaders of the Confederated Tribes & Bands of the Yakama Nation
during the signing of the treaty of 1855.

 
Celilo Falls
Celilo Falls, located on the Columbia river east of The Dalles, Oregon, was a well known trading area & sacred fishing grounds of our people. Celilo Falls was flooded in 1957 with the completion of the The Dalles Dam. The Federal Government's decision to build the dam disregarded the ancient fishing grounds and the W'yam people's opposition. Our museum recreated the ancient setting of Celilo Falls. We show a young man learning his lessons about the river from his father.
 

Remembering Our Veterans
There will be a Pow Wow at White Swan the first week of November starting
with a lecture series in the Heritage Theater. Among the honored will be our
fallen brothers of the Yakama Nation and Confederated Tribes. Following will
be a potluck buffet featuring food of the Yakama Heritage Center and storytelling will follow. Please click on the link for more information about the Veteran's Day Rememberance Pow Wow. more...

 

Photos courtesy of:
Cultural Heritage Center Museum and Economic Development Tourism Division