Yakama Indians

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The Yakama (Yakama) Tribe is located in central Washington along the Columbia River.


History

1805 -- First contact with Europeans -- the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

1855 -- Treaty with the U.S. government

1855 -- Reservation established

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Yakima tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America.

For additional history of the tribe, read more....

Tribal Headquarters

Yakima Indian Nation
2808 Main St
Union Gap, WA 98903

(509) 452-2502‎

Records

Treaties

1855

Yakima Agency

Yakama Indian Nation -- BIA Agency
401 Fort Rd
Toppenish, WA 98948

(509) 865-2255‎

Important Web Sites

References