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  Sep 01, 2014
YN Library ... September Classes: Word I ...&... Power Point ......... Yakama Nation Library 509-865-5121 x4721
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  Sep 14, 2014
YN Library Newsletter for September 2014 ... Resume and Online Job Search Class, Culture Class, Movie Class and Much More ... For More Information Call 865-2800 x6
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  Sep 18, 2014
"TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION" .... Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor .... PG13 / Action / Adventure ............ Sep. 18. Thursday Bargain Night at 7pm ......... Heritage Theater 509-865-7499
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  Sep 18, 2014
9/26/14 .... Duffers & Strokers ... Indian Cup Scramble Championship ...... 8am, SHARP, Fri. September 26th, 2014 @ Mt. Adams CC, Toppenish, WA ...... Jim 509-941-9972 / Clifford 509-424-8938
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  Sep 18, 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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  Sep 19, 2014
THE WINTERLODGE & 14 TRIBES ARE AVAILABLE for booking, your large parties & events! Call Deidre at 865-5121 x4740 .... CLOSURE STILL IN EFFECT, 9/30/13, HERITAGE RESTAURANT only.
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  Sep 19, 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 kc@yakama.com www.PahtoTransit.com
  Sep 20, 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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  Sep 20, 2014
GED Online Preparation Being Offered at the YBTTC ... Toppenish, Wapato, White Swan ... 10 Slots Available ... Call (509)865-2154 For More Information On How To Apply
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  Sep 21, 2014
Yakama Museum ..... CLOSED, Sep. 28-30 .... Year-end Inventory Clean-up ..... See you on Oct. 1st, 2014
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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