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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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Of the 71 open cases, 31 of them are occurring on or around the Yakama Nation Reservation.
The Wishram people are from the Columbia River Plateau region and part of the modern-day Yakama confederation.
The question before us is whether an 1855 treaty between the United States and the Yakama Nation forbids the State of Washington to impose that tax upon fuel importers who are members of the Yakama Nation.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Native American tribes in the US are considering terminating the treaty they have concluded with the US government in the 19th century as a result of President Donald Trump's negative posture toward tribal nations, Yakama Nation Legislative Liaison said.
She is a member of the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe and descendant of the Yakama Nation.
Spencer Marquis grew up attending PMMI meetings with his grandfather, Ted Marquis Sr., who founded Marq Enterprises, a Yakama, Wash.-based secondary packaging equipment manufacturer.
Hilbert taught Lushootseed for credit at the UW until her retirement in 1988, and it has been taught intermittently at the university since then, along with Navajo and Yakama. Lushootseed's sentence structure is different from English, and includes sounds that don't exist in English.
Heritage University is located on the Yakama Nation Indian Reservation.
Beavert is a member of the Yakama Nation and a native speaker of Sahaptin (or Ichishk<AaAaAeAaAaAeAeAai>in) language.
Hereditary Chiefs of the Klickitat and Cascade Tribes of the Yakama Nation filed the lawsuit last week in federal court alongside a third elder with the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde and two nonprofit groups, The Oregonian reported.