Yakama


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Ya·ka·ma

also Ya·ki·ma  (yăk′ə-mə, -mô)
n. pl. Yakama or Ya·ka·mas also Yakima or Ya·ki·mas
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting south-central Washington.
2. The dialect of Sahaptin spoken by the Yakama.
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The burn ban for the reservation of the Yakama Nation will end at 8:00 a.
This issue begins with a look at a Yakama beaded outfit owned and worn by Jobe Charley (1869?
The Yakama Nation in Washington state recently passed a ban on marijuana on the reservation and is trying to halt state regulated pot sales and grows on lands off the reservation where it still holds hunting and fishing rights.
The Yakama Nation in Washington state recently banned marijuana on the reservation and is trying to halt state regulated pot sales and grows on lands off the reservation where it still holds hunting and fishing rights.
She also provided regulatory compliance services for two Yakama Nation projects.
a 1999 settlement between the Yakama Nation and other tribes, the
In 2005, John Jorgensen, a fish biologist with the Yakama Nation Tribe, embarked on a mission to carry out a habitat restoration project on private lands in the upper Methow River Basin in Okanogan County, Washington.
Just two career wins, by a neck and a head, in 56 appearances illustrate how little Yakama usually finds for pressure and he's been turned over ten times after trading at odds-on.
The Yakama, Umatilla, Warm Springs and Nez Perce tribes estimate that their members consume an average of 175 grams per person daily, while the Umatilla tribe says its members consume more than 300 grams per day.
The Yakama Nation and Friends of the Columbia Gorge oppose the shipments, citing concern about invasive insects and plants.