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JANUARY

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FEBRUARY

2015 Thank you for attending the 76th Annual Washington's Birthday Celebration Your NEW 2014-2015, Washington's Birthday Celebration Queen, CHEHALIS ALECK 2014-2015, Washington's Birthday Celebration JR Queen, SAHARA WENDT Toppenish Longhouse, Robbins Road, Toppenish, WA ... Sponsored by: Toppenish Longhouse Group

MARCH

2015 THE BIG TOURNAMENT ALL-INDIAN MEN'S BASKETBALL, 59th Annual Tournament OF Champions ........................................................................ . 5th Place: SKOKOMISH, WA ..................... 4th Place: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK . 3rd Place: YAKAMA BUCKS, WA ................. 2nd Place: YELM, WA ............ . 1st Place: CHILOQUIN, WA ................................................................... . 2014-2015 YNBTA Queen: BROOK JOHN, Granger High School ........ 2014-2015 Princess: ASHLEY WALSEY, Yakama Nation Tribal School 2014-2015, Queen Brook John & Princess Ashley Walsey ... ............ Location of Basketball: Toppenish Middle School, Buena Road, Toppenish, WA
2015 Spilyay 2014 Native & Western Art .... Keeping Connecting Creating ........ Fine Art, Crafts, and Entertainment ......See you in 2015 www.SpilyayArts.org ..... Thank you for a great show!
2015 Annual All-Indian Bowling Tournament All-Indian Bowling Tournament Committee
2015 42nd Annual Yakama Nation Golf Association Spring Fling .................... . Another great year to play golf. Join us at the Mt. Adams Golf Course Yakama Nation Golf Association Spring Fling Committee .... Location: Mt. Adams Golf Course .... Contact: Leonard 509.941.7003

APRIL

2015 Annual Rock Creek Longhouse: PowWow, Salmon/Root Feast Location: Rock Creek Longhouse .... . WA State HWY 12 ..... Mile Marker 121 to Rock Creek Road, WA
2015 .............................. Community Safety Network (CSN) ............................. . 3rd Annual CSN Golf Tournament, Mt. Adams Country Club, Toppenish ..... Thank you for your support! See you in 2015, happy golfing friends!
2015 Annual Celilo Wy-Am Salmon Feast & Pow Wow ....... Thank you for a wonderful turnout! Celilo Indian Village, Oregon ........... I-84, 206 Celilo-Wasco HWY

MAY

2015 2014, 35th ANNUAL Yakama Nation Area Agency On Aging (AAOA) ..... Many Blessings & see you next year! Yakama Area Agency On Aging (509)865-5121 x0
2015 2014, 4th Annual National American Women's Christian Conference ....... See you in 2015 National American Women's Christian Conference ...... Contact: Arlene Olney
2015 6th ANNUAL Yakama Nation Housing Authority (YNHA) .... Event @ Yakama Nation Cultural Center Winterlodge & campus ..... See you in 2015 Sponsored by Yakama Nation Housing Authority (YNHA) 509.877.6171
2015 2014, Weaseltail Pow Wow Celebration ...... A great afternoon to enjoy the dances and have fun with the family! ...... Have a great summer! Weasel Tail Pow Wow Committee

JUNE

9 159th Annual, Yakama Nation Commemoration of 1855, TREATY DAY EVENTS ********* June 9th, 2014 ********* Yakama Nation Programs CLOSED to observe our Yakama Nation Commemoration www.YakamaNation-nsn.gov www.YakamaMuseum.com 509.865.5121
2014 WINNERS Annual Yakama Nation Men's & Women's Softball Tournament - Yakama Nation Land Enterprise Softball Fields, Toppenish, WA . ........................................................................................................................ WINNERS for the MEN .... 1.) TRIBES ... 2.) WARRIORS ... 3.) RENEGADE .... ................................................................................................................. WINNERS for the LADIES ..1.) SILVER BULLETS (WA, OR, ID) ... 2.) ICE ICE NATIVES (Elwha, WA ) ... 3.) SWINOMISH, WA Women's Contact, Fran @ 509.949.0581 Men's Contact, Wade @ 509.930.0489
2015 **** Duffers & Strokers Treaty Days Open Scramble ........... See you out on the golf course, and next year! Contact: Jim Wabaunsee 509-941.9972
2015 **** Treaty Day Golf Tournament ....... See you out on the golf course & next year in 2015! Contact: Leonard 509-941.7003
2015 PowWow Annual Yakama Nation "Treaty Day" Pow Wow - White Swan Pavilion WA . ........................ "Celebrating Tradition Lost & Returned" ..................... . ................... iwitux'sha utni pamimun tiicham tamanwit ................ . .................................................................................................................... . *** Yakama Warrior: .................... MARVIN KAHAMA III ............................... . *** Lil'Miss Treaty Day Princess: ...... IDA HENRY ........................................ . *** Miss Treaty Day Princess: .......... VICTORIA ECKIWARDY .................... . *** JR Miss Yakama Nation: ............. HANNA JIM ........................................ . *** MISS YAKAMA NATION QUEEN: .......... HELENA JIM White Swan Pavilion ~~~ Pow Wow Committee Members, thank you for a wonderful year!
2015 Annual Yakama Nation, All-Indian Championship Rodeo - White Swan Rodeo Grounds, WA White Swan Rodeo Grounds, (GPS 70 Rodeo Drive, Community Center infront of Rodeo grounds), White Swan, WA 98952 ................ Contact: Rodeo Committee Staff

JULY

2015 July 18-19, 2014 .. 19th Annual Roosevelt Pow-Wun-Putt Pow Wow & Encampment ..... Thank you for attending! Brooks Memorial State Park, Goldendale, WA -- Thank you for a great turnout!
2015 Annual Multi-Media Youth Workshop ..... Thank you for sharing your taleted children with this years Multi-Media Youth Workshop staff, the Yakama Library. Call Yakama Nation Library for more information, on the next event happening 509.865.5121 x4621

AUGUST

See you in 2015 BOOK FAIR ..... in the Yakama Nation Library ..... Thank you for your support, enjoy reading kids! Yakama Nation Library ..... 509.865.2800 #6

SEPTEMBER

25th THURS. @ 7pm ................... Coming to the Yakama Nation, 4 Great Comedians ................... . .................................... "The Rez Dogs -N- a Lady" .................................... . James Junes ... Pax Harvey ... Eernest David Tsosie ... Adrianne Chalepah . An inspirational ALL NATIVE Comedy Tour $10 per-seat ALL AGES (Tickets at the Door) ......... . YN Agency Headquarters, Eagle Seelatsee Auditorium, Toppenish, WA ......... . Contact: Roy Dick 509-895-9495
26 at 8:30am ............ Duffers & Strokers ..... "Indian Cup Scramble Championship" ........... . .......................... Friday, September 26th, 2014 .......................... . .................... @ the Mt. Adams Country Club, Toppenish, WA .................... . Team Registration: Captain & 3 members ..................................................... . 1. Please register each team member's Full Name. Absolutely NO 2 man teams in a 4 person set-up. ......................................................................... . 2. Cost per player is $65 per player or $260 per team, ""A" members $40 per player); cost included green fees, half cart, side bet & placing payouts. ..... 3. Team captains bring up to 4 Raffle Items. ................................................. . 4. Sign-ups; no deadline. Teams can sign up the day of the tournament, register with cash or make checks payable to Mt. Adams CC. ................... .. 5. Duffers & Strokers Division Winners receive Championship Jackets, trophy & prize money; no ties for 1st place. Mt. Adams Country Club, Toppenish, WA ............................................................ Jim Wabaunsee 509-941-9972 & Clifford Moses JR. 509-424-8938
27 & 28 4th Annual Paul D. Wahpat Memorial Softball Tournament ......................... . At the Yakama Nation Sports Complex on HWY 97, Toppenish, WA Ted Strom 509-480-5323
2015 Honoring the 12th Annual Yakama Nation Pow-Wow & Recovery Campout . In Honor or Calvin Charley "Rule 62" (Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously) . Thank you for another great year! Many Blessings! Yakama Nation Alcohol Program 509-865-5121 x4465

OCTOBER

10/4 ..&.. 10/5 Annual Heemsah Memorial Wild Horse Races ....................................... . Come cowboy up & cheer on your favorite rider/bull/horse at this wonderful event! White Swan Rodeo Grounds ................. . 70 Rodeo Drive (Fort Road) White Swan, WA 98952
10/3 in PM ... 10/4 at Noon & PM ... 10/5 at Noon Annual National Indian Days Pow Wow at the White Swan Pavilion .................................................................................................................. . White Swan Pavilion .... 390 B Mission Road (Simcoe Road) White Swan, WA 98952
10/24 9a-6p ..&.. 10/25 9a-4p ..... BAZAAR, Pre-Halloween Bazaar .... BAZAAR ......... BAZAAR .......... ..... OCT. 24th, Friday 9am-6pm ...&... OCT. 25th, Saturday 9am-4pm ......... ..... Location of Bazaar: @ Yakama Nation Cultural Center Winterlodge ..... ....................................................................................................................... 50 Vendor Tables set up to display: Arts, Crafts, ItWorks products, Purses, Make-up, Perfume, Native & Southwest jewelry, Beadwork, CD's, DVD's, T-Shirts, Prints, Crochet items, Baked Goods, Canned Goods, Dried Meats & Salmon, and many more gifts for your loved one! Location: Cultural Center Winterlodge Sponsored by: Stephanie 509.594.8339 zews300sgh@yahoo.com ................ LOCATION: Cultural Center WINTERLODGE Spiel-yi Loop & Buster Road (HWY 97), Toppenish, WA ... Next to YN RV Park & Legends Casino

NOVEMBER

Dinner 27th PowWow 28 & 29 Annual Toppenish Longhouse Thanksgiving Dinner & Mini PowWow ............ . All are welcome to attend with lots of kids & family activities. Toppenish Longhouse .................... 241 Robbins Road * Toppenish, WA 98948
8, Sat. 1p & 7p .... 9, Sun. 3p ........................... 49th Annual Veterans Day Celebration ........................... ... White Swan Pavilion & Toppenish Creek Longhouse, White Swan, WA ... ................. Host Drum: BLACK OTTER of Standoff, Alt, Canada ................. ...... Master of Ceremonies: JERRY MENINICK & ALGIN SCABBYROBE ...... *** GRAND ENTRY TIMES: Saturday 8th @ 1pm & 7pm / Sunday 9th @ 3pm *** Registration opens Saturday 11am-6pm ................................................ *** Dance Fee: $5.00 / Category Entered ....................................................... # 20 Dance Categories: ... FANCY FEATHER .... FANCY SHAWL .... GRASS .... JINGLE ...... TRADITIONAL ....................................................................... 7-12 Boys & Girls ..... 13-17 Boys & Girls ..... 18-49 Men & Women ..... 50+ Golden Age Men Combined ..... 50+ Golden Age Women Combined .......... . DRUM Registration: 5 Singer Minimum/Drum Group ................................... ... ** Veterans Contest: 18-over Men & 18-over Women .................................. . ** Specials: 18-over Ladies Old Style Jingle / 18-over Men's Chicken Dance . * Special: JR Girls 7-12 Beaded Bag Contest (Sponsored on behalf of Outgoing Royalty, Miss Amelia Andy) ............................................................ . ** SUNDAY: Veterans Day Dinner & Recognition 12pm-2pm @ Toppenish Creek Longhouse ...................................................................... ................. . ** SEAHAWK Special & Other specials to be announced, watch for updates! ..................................................................................................................... . OUTGOING ROYALTY: ..................................................................................................................... . Miss Veteran's Day Celebration Queen: ...... AMELIA ANDY ....................... . JR Miss Veterans Day Celebration Princess: .... MALIA COMPO ................... . Lil' Warrior: ............................... HUNTER FOLTZ ...................... . ..................................................................................................................... . Tiny Tots: Boys & Girls Paid DAILY White Swan Pavilion ........................ 390 B Mission Road (Simcoe Road) White Swan, WA 98952 .............. . Royalty: J'Shon Reed 509-949-3586 Vendors: George Lee 509-985-7491
14th, Fri 9a-6p ... 15th, Sat 9a-4p ..... BAZAAR, Pre-Thanksgiving Bazaar .... BAZAAR ......... BAZAAR .......... ........ Nov. 14th, Friday 9am-6pm ...&... Nov. 15th, Saturday 9am-4pm ....... .. Location of Bazaar: @ Yakama Nation Cultural Center Winterlodge .. .................................................................................................................... . 50 Vendor Tables set up to display: Arts, Crafts, ItWorks products, Purses, Make-up, Perfume, Native & Southwest jewelry, Beadwork, CD's, DVD's, T-Shirts, Prints, Crochet items, Baked Goods, Canned Goods, Dried Meats & Salmon, and many more gifts for your loved one! Location: Cultural Center Winterlodge Sponsored by: Stephanie 509.594.8339 zews300sgh@yahoo.com ................ LOCATION: Cultural Center WINTERLODGE Spiel-yi Loop & Buster Road (HWY 97), Toppenish, WA ... Next to YN RV Park & Legends Casino

DECEMBER

12/5 9a-6p ..&.. 12/6 9a-4p ......... BAZAAR, Pre-Christmas Bazaar ....... Pre-Christmas BAZAAR .......... ....... DEC. 5th, Friday 9am-6pm ...&... DEC. 6th, Saturday 9am-4pm ......... ..... Location of Bazaar: @ Yakama Nation Cultural Center Winterlodge ..... ....................................................................................................................... 50 Vendor Tables set up to display: Arts, Crafts, ItWorks products, Purses, Make-up, Perfume, Native & Southwest jewelry, Beadwork, CD's, DVD's, T-Shirts, Prints, Crochet items, Baked Goods, Canned Goods, Dried Meats & Salmon, and many more gifts for your loved one! Location: Cultural Center Winterlodge Sponsored by: Stephanie 509.594.8339 zews300sgh@yahoo.com ................ LOCATION: Cultural Center WINTERLODGE Spiel-yi Loop & Buster Road (HWY 97), Toppenish, WA ... Next to YN RV Park & Legends Casino