Holding on to Spiritual and Cultural Traditions

Spiritual and Cultural Traditions Despite the great loss of traditional culture that occurred as a result of settlement on the reservation, the people of the Warm Springs Reservation have succeeded in holding on to many of our ancient traditions and values. Our longhouses still ring with prayer songs that have been handed down for generations. […]

History of the Tribes

A Chronological History of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Long before Europeans set foot on the North American continent, the three tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation – – the Wasco, the Walla Walla (later called the Warm Springs), and the Paiute – – had developed societies beside the Columbia River, the Cascade Mountains, […]