A Sahaptin tribe who lived for centuries on the Columbia River Plateau in northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington, their name is translated several ways but, most often, as “many waters.” While the people have their own distinct dialect, their language is closely related to the Nez Perce.
Walla Walla has long been known as one of the most fertile agricultural areas in the nation, producing many crops, including the famous Walla Walla Sweet Onions. The town has become world renowned for its wine, and there are more than 100 wineries in the area.
Walla Walla Indian Language (Wallula) Walla Walla is a Penutian language of the Western Plateau. It is spoken natively by only a handful of elders there, but some younger people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
Tribe members practiced the traditional religion of Washat, also known as the Longhouse religion and the seven drum religion. It involved a great deal of dancing to ceremonial music and drumming. It was a religion based on the belief that a spirit exists in every living thing and they must do as the sprits wished.
Walla Walla averages 9 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
The Nimiipuu people have always resided and subsisted on lands that included the present-day Nez Perce Reservation in north-central Idaho. Today, the Nez Perce Tribe is a federally recognized tribal nation with more than 3,500 citizens.
Walla Walla cost of living is 93.3
|COST OF LIVING||Walla Walla||Washington|
|Median Home Cost||$250,400||$381,300|
The distance between Seattle and Walla Walla is 218 miles. The road distance is 274.1 miles.
Walla Walla is served by Walla Walla Airport, also commonly referred to as Walla Walla. The airport code is ALW.
or walla (ˈwɒlə ) (usually in combination) informal. a person involved with or in charge of (a specified thing)
Umatilla or U·ma·til·las. 1. A member of a Native American people of northeast Oregon. 2. The dialect of Sahaptin spoken by the Umatilla.
The Cayuse language (Cailloux, Willetpoos) is an extinct unclassified language formerly spoken by the Cayuse Native American tribe in the U.S. state of Oregon. The Cayuse name for themselves was Liksiyu (see Aoki 1998).