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.
Did You Know?
The tule lodge offers a comfortable place for the people inside. The structure is held up by wooden poles and covered with mats made of tule. Tules are a type of sedge; they grow in marshy areas; and are also called "bullrushes." Tules are stronger than they look. A tule lodge can withstand rain and wind.