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  Oct 01, 2014
Oct. 6 to 17, 2014 ... Fort Road Closure Wanity Slough Crossing ... reconstruct Ft. Road from SR97 to Teo Road (map attached) ... Information: Al Pinkham (509)865-5121 x6735
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  Oct 01, 2014
Yakama Nation Travel 2014 Newsletter ... If you would like some more information please call (509)865-2030 or (509)865-8984
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  Oct 10, 2014
"HALLOWEEN WALK" ... October 31, 2014 ... 10:00am-1:00pm ... At the YNRV ... For more information call YNDP (509)865-5121 ext.6757 or 675
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  Oct 24, 2014
PAHTO PUBLIC PASSAGE ... Daily Route Monday-Friday ONLY ... Toppenish -to- White Swan -to- Wapato -to- Toppenish ... Questions? Comments? Concerns call Karen Cunningham (509)865-5121 x6050
  Oct 25, 2014
THE WINTERLODGE & 14 TRIBES ARE AVAILABLE for booking, your large parties & events! Call Deidre at (509)865-5121 x4740 .... CLOSURE STILL IN EFFECT, 9/30/13, HERITAGE RESTAURANT only.
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  Oct 26, 2014
GED Online Preparation Being Offered at the YBTTC ... Wapato, White Swan ... 10 Slots Available ... For More Information On How To Apply Call (509)877-7858.
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  Oct 27, 2014
"KEEP FIT PROGRAM" ... A Healthy Lifestyle Competition ... Win CASH, Lose Weight, Reduce Stress ... Registration November 3-4 from 8am-5pm ... IHS Nutrition Office ... For More Information Call : J'Shon Reed (509)865-2102 Ext.332 or jshon@yakama.com
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  Oct 27, 2014
"COOKING MATTERS" ... 7 Week Class ... Learn How to Nourish Your Body and Prepare Healthy, Low Cost Meals! ... Starts Nov.5-Dec 17 ... Wednesdays, 1:30pm-3:30pm ... To Sign Up Call J'Shon (509)865-2102 Ext.332 or jshon@yakama.com
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  Oct 31, 2014
"NINJA TURTLES" ... Rated PG/Action/Adventure ... Oct. 31, Fri, 7pm ... Sep. 1 & 2, 230pm, 445pm, 7pm ... Sep. 6 Thurs., 7pm ... Heritage Theater (509)865-7499
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  Nov 01, 2014
NOV. 8-9 ... 49th Annual VETERANS Day Celebration PowWow ... White Swan Pavilion & Toppenish Creek Longhouse, WA ... 11/8 Grand Entry 1pm & 7pm ... 11/9 GE 3pm ... Royalty J'Shon 509-949-3586 / Vendors George (509)985-7491
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  Nov 01, 2014
Pre-Thanksgiving TWO Day BAZAAR ... Nov. 14. FRI, 9am-6pm ..&.. Nov. 15. SAT, 9am-4pm ... Cultural Center Winterlodge ... Contact: Stephanie (509)594-8339
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  Our Calendar of Events showcases Yakama Nation events on a month by month basis.

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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