About the Council

About the Council

It shall be the Mission of the Yakama Nation General Council Officer to protect and uphold the Treaty of 1855.

The General Council Executive Officers provides oversight, monitoring and follow-up to the General Council mandates on behalf of the Yakama Nation. They prepare the Annual/Special General Council meeting agenda. They provide annual reports to all Yakama enrolled membership in attendance at the annual meetings that are held yearly during the last week of November. They say abreast of the current activities of the Nation. They attend monthly Tribal Council sessions, budget & finance meetings and any other important committee meetings they are invited to, so that they may stay up to date on current actions and decisions of the Tribal Council. Above all and most important they are here to help and protect the sovereignty and assets of the Yakama Nation.