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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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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said today that the Department of Agriculture will partner with nine State agencies and with the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakima Nation to increase recreational and economic opportunities on private lands.
By involving scientists from the University of Idaho into their projects, the Service and the Yakima Nation gained the ability to analyze the impact of restoration efforts and improved their flexibility to work within strict permitting regulations.
The Yakima nation said: `When the salmon are gone, we're gone.
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