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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.

  • 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 those exhibiting at the symposium. Registration includes 2 exhibitors per booth.

  • 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.

  • 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