People traveled far and near from across the Northwest to commemorate the Yakama Nations Treaty of 1855 with a parade, pow wow, and rodeo.

Everything started with the Yakama Nation pageant that took place at the Yakama Nation Agency on Monday (June 3.) Royalty candidates participated in various events. On Friday(, June 7th) the Treaty Days parade took place in Toppenish. This was also the anniversary of the Cultural Center.

Lakota hip hop artist, Frank Waln, did a free performance. He told his story about living the Rosebud reservation, located in South Dakota, being raised by a single mom and keeping his tribe's language alive.

People filled the White Swan pavilion for the 164th annual Treaty Days pow wow. Everyone enjoyed the Native American dancing, drumming and singing.

Check out more photos, courtesy of the Yakama Nation Treaty Days Pow Wow Facebook.

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