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Umatilla River > Culture > Recommended Websites

The CUJ is the award-winning monthly newspaper of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
For the third year in a row, the CUJ has been named the top monthly tribal newspaper in the United States and Canada. Free copies are available the first Thursday of each month at several locations around the Umatilla Indian Reservation and throughout the city of Pendleton. Mail subscriptions are available for $12 per year by calling (541)966-2034.

Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla Tribes
This is a great site for the history and culture of the confederated tribes. It has all the interesting stuff readily available including legends, life cycle, language and livelihood.

Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
This is the homepage for the interpretive center of the Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla. It is located near Pendleton, Oregon. The museum features exhibits concerning the tribes in the past, present and future.

Wildhorse Foundation
The Wildhorse Foundation's website states that the money raised goes to charitable causes like education, the arts, gambling addiction prevention, cultural activities, historic preservation and etc. They have made grants to six arts, education and children based programs since their founding in January of 2001.

Center for Columbia River History, Columbia Basin Native Fishery
This page is dedicated to the Columbia Basin Native Fishery that covers some of the issues concerning the areas between the Willamette and Umatilla Rivers. It also features a photo archive and government documents from the U.S. and Canada. Here is a related article: Umatilla Indians and Re-watering the Umatilla Basin
This site shows what the Umatilla's is doing to help revive the Columbia River in the Umatilla Basin.

American Memory from the Library of Congress
This is a fantastic link to images of the tribes, not flashy, but very informative. It indexes all aspects of Native American life for each tribe and gives an immense listing of images.

Whitman Mission National Historic Site
This site features the Whitman Mission and what it meant to Native Americans at the time. It includes orientation, education, history, a photo gallery and other links to pertinent information.

PBS - Who Owns the Past
This site touches on the Umatilla fight for the bones of Kennewick Man, and other stories similar

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Here is a site with some good information about the treaties signed and what the Umatilla and Columbia Rivers, among others, mean to the confederated tribes and how they are working to restore them.

Cayuse Indian Pony
This site shows the breed that has been nearly forgotten, and that originated in the 1800's in the Pacific North west.