The 162nd Annual Yakama Nation Treaty Days Commemoration Pow Wow took place at Whiteswan, WA. Many people came from all over the Northwest, even from Alaska. This Pow Wow commemorates the Treaty of 1855. The year the signing of the treaty took place.
After going through a few hours of footage and pictures. Its has been narrowed down to a few minutes. If you have never been to a pow wow. Or couldn't make to this Treaty Days Pow Wow in Whiteswan. Well here is what went down. From the spectators, to the drummers, and the dancers...
On the weekend of June 10-12, the Yakama Nation commemorated the Treaty of 1855. A brief history note: The treaty was signed on June 9, 1855. The tribe is the biggest reservation in Central Washington, with 11,000-plus enrolled members and situated on 1.1 million acres. The weekend kicked off with a parade in Toppenish and a softball tournament. The Pow Wow was in White Swan.
Over the weekend (June 5-7) the Yakama Nation commemorated the Treaty of 1855 with the powwow and rodeo in White Swan and other events in Toppenish.
I got my camera, did a few interviews and took some footage of the powwow.
The Yakama Nation is commemorating the Treaty of 1855 today through Sunday (June 5-7).
I'm an enrolled member of the Yakama Nation, and we all live in an area rich in culture --
including my favorite: the food. I would like to invite everyone to come to the Rez and enjoy this weekend's events in White Swan, including the Pow Wow, where you can find me! Or the rodeo. There are also softball tournam
In a couple of weeks the Yakama Nation will be Commemorating, or recognizing the Treaty of 1855. There will be a lot of activities that will take place. From the Pow Wow and the Rodeo in White Swan, WA. To the Miss Yakama Nation Pageant that will be held at the Cultural center in Toppenish, Wa.
Monday, the Yakama Nation commemorated.the Treaty of 1855. This past weekend there was a parade, powwow, rodeo and many other events. A few special guests were honored over the weekend. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and World War II Navajo Code Talker Kee Etsitty...
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.