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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Other Resources

The resources listed below may supplement materials for classroom use. The Treaty of 1855 for the local Indian Nations was signed in the Walla Walla Valley. The Whitman Mission National Historic Site brochure gives a background to the mission site history. The Grounds tape recording and Whitman Saga tape recording documents may be used to study and analyze perspectives of the mission at Waiilatpu story.

Name of Document

Description

Document Type

Treaty of 1855

The Treaty of 1855 highlights an agreement between the government and Indian Nations.

Word

Whitman Mission Brochure Front

National Park Service brochure for Whitman Mission National Historic Site - front

PDF

Whitman Mission Brochure Back

National Park Service brochure for Whitman Mission National Historic Site - back

PDF

Grounds Tape Recording

This document contains the words for each tape recording at Whitman Mission building sites.

PDF

Whitman Saga Recording

This document contains the words for the slide tape program presented in the visitor center.

Word



Did You Know?

picture of Great Basin Wild Rye Grass

Great Basin Wild Rye Grass is part of the natural landscape at Whitman Mission. The name Waiilatpu, meaning place of rye grass, was used by the people to name the mission site.