The Wanapums

The Wanapums (HM1QSI)

Location: Quincy, WA 98848 Grant County
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Country: United States of America
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N 46° 57.803', W 119° 57.908'

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Until recent times the Wanapum Indians inhabited the banks of the Columbia River from Beverly Gap to where it is joined by the Snake River near Pasco about 75 miles south.
The Wanapums were a very religious and peaceful people living on fish, venison, berries, and roots. They were expert fishermen, using nets, spears and woven willow traps.
The Wanapums Indians had never fought the whites and as a result they signed no treaties and thus received no special territorial rights. Although numbering in the thousands at one time, the Wanapums are now virtually extinct.
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Date Added Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 274426 N 5205363
Decimal Degrees46.96338333, -119.96513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 57.803', W 119° 57.908'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 57' 48.18" N, 119° 57' 54.48" W
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Area Code(s)509
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-90, Quincy WA 98848, US
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