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Celebrating Our Culture: The Yakama Indian Nation __ "Centuries before Euro-American settlers migrated to the Yakima Valley, bands of indigenous people roamed throughout the Yakima Valley and Central Washington making it their home. Plentiful salmon and game supported these extended families. Their diets were also complimented by crops and natural foods that could be cultivated or found within the region."  A brief article with a historic and contemporary overview. - From liveyakimavalley.com - http://liveyakimavalley.com/2010/02/22/celebrating-our-culture-the-yakama-indian-nation/ 

Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation __ "The ancestors of today's Yakamas were of different tribes and bands. Each was a distinct group led by a council of leaders, and each tribe or band spoke their own native language, and were closely related to other Columbia Basin Plateau Tribes. The following are the names of these tribes and bands that participated in or were named as part of the YAKAMA NATION."  A history of the Yakama. - From yakamamuseum.com - http://www.yakamamuseum.com/showpage.php?pageid=94a8db57

Facts for Kids: Yakama Indians (Yakima, Yakimas) __ "Information about the Yakama Indians for students and teachers. Covers food, homes, arts and crafts, weapons, culture, and daily life of the Yakamas." - From bigorrin.org - http://www.bigorrin.org/yakama_kids.htm

Native Americans: Yakama Indian History and Culture __ "Culture, history, art, religion, and genealogy of the Yakama Indians." - From native-languages.org - http://www.native-languages.org/yakama_culture.htm 


Newest Yakama Warrior ___Although he's a few years older than he was at the time this article was published, it's still a good story about a young boy who is showing great talent as a traditional dancer at Native Powwows around the United States. - Illustrated - From Canku Ota -

Yakama: Definition __ Collection of online encyclopedia articles about the Yakama. - From answers.com - http://www.answers.com/topic/yakama

Yakama Forest Products ___"The Yakama Indian Nation manages and harvests 309,000 commercial acres of saw log timber. The annual allowable cut is one hundred forty three million board feet per year." As you navigate though the pages of this website you'll learn about the importance of the timber industry to the economy of the Yakama Nation. The Yakama history link button seems to be non-operative. - Illustrated - From Yakama Forest Products - http://www.yakama-forest.com/

Yakama Indian Nation __ A text only overview of the Yakama Nation. - From u-s-history.com - http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1588.html


Yakama Indian Nation Toppenish Washington __ "The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation are descendents of 14 tribes and bands that were federally recognized under the Yakama Treaty of 1855."  You will find history, culture and tribal business ventures among other information. - illustrated - From ohwy.com - http://www.ohwy.com/wa/y/yakamana.htm

Yakama Language and the Yakama (Yakima) Indian Tribe (Sahaptin ... __ "Information on the Yakama Sahaptin language and the Yakama (formerly Yakima) Indians." - From native-languages.org - http://www.native-languages.org/yakama.htm

Yakama Nation __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related material - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakama_Nation   

Yakama Nation ___This article discusses the Yakama participation in salmon restoration projects in the Pacific Northwest. A list of tribal facts can be found to the right of your screen. - One image - From the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission - http://www.critfc.org/text/yakama.html


Yakama Nation Cultural Heritage Center __ Learn about the museum and upcoming events. - From yakamamuseum.com - http://www.yakamamuseum.com/showpage.php?pageid=904f27cb

Yakama Indian Nation fighting battle against cattle industry __ "...On the Yakama Indian Nation, people are vomiting from breathing fecal dust from cows and in some cases are unable to drink water from their wells, which are tainted by contaminants from dairy feed lots and contained animal feeding operations, or CAFOs." A news article. - From indiancountrytoday.com - http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/living/28420309.html 

Yakima Indian Tribe History __ "Yakima (Ya-ki-ná, `runaway'). An important Shahaptian tribe, formerly living on both sides of the Columbia and on the northerly branches of the Yakima (formerly Tapteal) and the Wenatchee, in Washington."  A short article about the History of the Yakima. - From accessgenealogy.com - http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/yakimaindianhist.htm

Yakima or Yakama - The Flags of the Native Peoples of the United ... __ Image and article about the Yakima Indian flag. - illustrated - From tmealf.com - http://www.tmealf.com/DH/yakima.html   



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