Yakama Nation Gets Ready For The Treaty of 1855
As an enrolled member of the Yakama Nation this is the busiest time for me. The Yakama Nation gets ready to commemorate, or in my words celebrate, the Treaty of 1855. It's when we, the Yakama Nation, remember our treaty. During this weekend there will a lot of events that the public is invited to. Below is a list of events. So I invite everyone to the Yakama Nation, as an enrolled member, to help us as we recognize the Treaty of 1855.
June 6-8 2014: Treaty Days Pow wow and Rodeo ... Held in White Swan
June 6, 2014: Treaty Days Parade held in Toppenish
At the parade, the governor of the state of Washington, Jay Inslee, will be an honorary grand marshal. And also honored: World War II Code Talker Kee Etsitty of the Navajo Nation. He will be highlighting the Yakamas' honoring of all veterans as part of the annual Treaty Day Celebration.
For more info: YakamaMuseum.com
For more info on the pow wow: www.facebook.com/yntd.powwow