The Cayuse Tribe
The Cayuse are a Native American tribe in the state of Oregon in the United
The Language of Nixyáawii
Language for the people of Nixyáawii, the place of many springs, is a way of life and
James Lavadour ~ Walla Walla
James Lavadour (born 1951) is a Walla Walla painter and printmaker. Co-Founder of the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts, he is known for creating large panel sets of landscape
Marcus Amerman ~ Choctaw
Marcus Amerman is a Choctaw bead artist, glass artist, painter, fashion designer, and performance artist, living north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is known for his highly realistic beadwork
Yakima War: Skirmish at Brannan’s Prairie
By the end of November, federal troops had returned to the White River area. A detachment of the 4th Infantry Regiment, under Lt. Slaughter, accompanied by militia under Capt. Gilmore Hays, searched
Aunt Margaret Tawatoy’s Elk Steak
Note: that deer or beef steak can be used, this is a layered dish so use amounts that work out for the amount of layers that are needed.
Boiled Dry Corn
Boil water add dried sweet corn.
Return to a boil and add salt.
Continue to boil corn and add water as needed to keep water line about one quarter inch above corn.
Cook until tender.
Pendleton (Images of America Series)
Before Europeans came to the Pendleton area, the Umatilla River valley of eastern Oregon was populated by Native
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation, Oregon
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation is a federally recognized confederation of three Sahaptin-speaking Native American
Once five brothers lived on Great River. They were the Chinook brothers and they caused the warm wind to
Yakima War (1855-1858)
Between the years of 1855 and 1858 the Yakama Indians (spelled Yakima at the time) were living along the Columbia and Yakima Rivers on the plateau in central Washington Territory. Residing in an area
U.S. Response to the Whitman Massacre (December, 1847-January,1848)
When news of the Whitman Massacre reached the provisional Oregon Territorial capitol at Oregon City in early December, immediate steps to raise a volunteer regiment began. Organizing a force of about
Revenge for the Measles – The Cayuse War
The Whitman Massacre on November 29, 1847 instigated the Cayuse War which would last for seven bloody years between the Cayuse people and the United States Government and local white