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Yakama Tribal Government

 
Toppenish, Washington, USA
 Yakama Indian Nation (Spelling changed to Yakama several years ago....)
 
• Tribal Council Chair: William (Bill) Yallup, 502 Linden St., Toppenish (509) 865-5779
POB 151 (151 Fort Rd.), Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-5121 • FAX (509) 865-5528
 
The Yakama Agency Headquarters is located on Fort Road, near Highway 97 (see Valley Map). The mailing address is:
 
Yakama Indian Nation
P.O. 151
Toppenish, WA 9848
 
The main switchboard to Agency Headquarters is: 865-5121. This number will get you to almost any employee of the tribe. The Nation operates as a closed, separate government inside Yakama Indian Reservation boundaries. Its operations and decisions generally are closed to the general public, though those operations and decisions increasingly are expected to affect non-tribal persons on and off the reservation.
 
The Yakama Nation Review (newspaper)
P.O. 310
Toppenish, WA 98948
Phone: 865-5121
Fax: 865-2794
Email: ynreview@yakama.com
 
 
As of Jan 10, 2003, according to the Yakama Nation Review, these individuals hold leadership positions in the Yakama Tribe:
 
Yakama Code of Ethics Board:
Duanne Clark,Seattle
Johanna Senator, POB 533, White Swan,
Cecelia Yallup, 1512 S. McKinley Rd., Toppenish, (509) 865-2441
Warren Spencer Jr., Sargeant At Arms, 223 E. Darland Dr., Goldendale, WA, 98620 (509) 773-5442
Lavina Washines, 118 S. Fir St., Toppenish, WA 98948, (509) 865-5658
Fedelia M Andy, 2471 Campbell Rd., Wapato, WA 98951, (509) 877-2983
 
Yakama Tribal Council Chairman (Tribal Leaders)
Chairman: Ross K. Sockzehigh, Marion Drain Rd., Harrah, 98933, (509) 848-2859
Clifford (Washines) Cassesseka, 881 Indian Church Rd., Granger, WA 98932, (509) 854-2991
Lavina Washines, 118 S. Fir St., Toppenish, WA 98948, (509) 865-5658
Delores George, Nespelem (Okanogan County), WA 99155, (509) 634-8512
Harry Smiskin, 230 McCredy Ln, Wapato, WA 98951, (509) 877-2823
NOTE: There are 14 Tribal Council Chairman, but we cannot locate any recent references to all 14 at this time.
 
Yakama Tribal General Council (Enrolled Members Group)
Chairman: Phillip Willard "Bing" Olney
Vice-Chariman: Tommy Eli
Assistant Secretary: Mathew Tomaskin, 121 Lundberg Rd., Wapato, WA 98951, (509) 877-1074
 
Yakama Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
Superintendent: Clarence "Turk" Holford, 515 S Elm St., Toppenish, WA 98948 (509) 865-2723
 
 
Yakama Nation Gaming Commission
Chairman: William Yallup, Jr., 502 Linden St., Toppenish (509) 865-5779
Vice-Chairman: Nathan Hill, 109 N. Ruby St. #3, Ellensburg, WA 98926
Secretary: Hiram E. Olney, Toppenish, WA 98948, (509) 865-3581
Member: Virgil Hunt
Tribal Council Liaison: LeRoy Adams Jr.Wapato, WA 98951, (509) 877-3792
 

Library, 391 1st St., White Swan, 98952, 874-2060
 
Yakama Tribal Police 865-2933
 
White Swan Fire Station, (Served by Fire District 5) 829-5111
 
More to come...