The Yakama Nation Library is home to a treasure trove of Pacific Northwest history and Indigenous American ethnology text, collected by Nipo T. Strongheart prior-to and after the signing of the Indian Citizenship Act of June 2nd 1924
Created by the hands of our Nimiipuu ancestors. Collected and given away by a missionary. Rediscovered decades later, the fight began to reclaim these treasured items back. And now, we welcome them home.
The Judy Jones Oral Histories Collection consists of interviews conducted by Judy Jones in collaboration with Washington State University professor Loran Olsen with women members of the Nez Perce Tribe and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.