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  • 2017 SYMPOSIUM

    Visit us at the 41st Annual National Indian Timber Symposium, June 26-29, 2017,
    hosted by the Yakama Nation, at the Yakima Convention Center.

  • Register now! Fees can be paid online by credit card, or through the mail by check, money order, or purchase order.

  • Red Lion Hotel Yakima Center
    607 E Yakima Ave.
    Yakima, WA 98901

    Located within a short 3-minute walk of the Yakima Convention Center. Book your room at single occupancy rate of $91 per night, plus taxes. Double occupancy rate is $111 per night, plus taxes. This special rate is only available until June 3, 2017. Reservation requests after this date will be booked at the best available rate and are not guaranteed availability. Please have your credit card available to make a reservation. Amenities include complimentary parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, airport shuttle, hairdryer, iron, in room coffee and tea, microwaves and refrigerators, and two seasonal outdoor pools.

    To reserve by phone:
    Call 1-800-325-4000 and reference the Intertribal Timber Council.

    To reserve a room online, follow this link to our room block:

  • Information for businesses interested in exhibiting at the symposium. It's a great opportunity to network with other professionals. Registration includes 2 exhibitors per booth. Onsite sales prohibited.

  • The Engine Olympics are designed to test the readiness and skill of engine crews throughout Indian Country. Crews will compete in seven timed events, time penalties will be assessed for tardy participants and rewards will be issued for early arrivals. Prizes awarded to the best teams. Please note lunch is not provided.

    To sign up email your team name and roster to Farrell Aleck at Questions can be directed to Farrell’s office (509) 865-6653 or cell (509) 480-5802.


    The golf tournament will be a four-person best ball scramble played over 18 holes. The cost is $60 per person. $5 per mulligan or $20 per team (money donated to the Truman D. Picard Scholarship).

    The event includes putting contests, prizes and reception. Holes contests consist of longest drive, closest to the pin, and longest putt. Sign in at 11:00 am. Shotgun start at 12:00 pm.

    To reserve a position, send your contact information and golf tournament date, along with a check or money order made out to Mount Adams Country Club, 1250 Rocky Fort Rd, Toppenish, WA 98948.

    Any questions can be directed to Mount Adams Country Club at (509) 865-4440, email at or website

  • A brief description of our symposiums.
  • Where we will be for the next four years.
  • A history of our symposiums.
  • 40th Annual National Indian Timber Symposium - April 4-7, 2016 - San Carlos, AZ

  • 39th Annual National Indian Timber Symposium - June 8-11, 2015 - North Bend, OR

  • 38th Annual National Indian Timber Symposium - June 10-13, 2014 - Worley, ID

  • 37th Annual National Indian Timber Symposium - June 10-13, 2013 - Keshena, WI

  • 36th Annual National Indian Timber Symposium - May 14-17, 2012 - Warm Springs, OR