By the Smoke Signals Staff

  • 2014 Contest Powwow winners

    2014 Contest Powwow winners Junior Girls Jingle: Kimberly Chief, Warm Springs, first; Nizhoni Tallman, Yakama/Navajo, second; Leilonnie Wilson, Klamath/Paiute, third; Keaira Wakwak, Yakama, fourth; and More

  • 2014 Contest Powwow draws many dancers, spectators

    2014 Contest Powwow draws many dancers, spectators By Ron KartenSmoke Signals staff writerBefore the first Grand Entry for this year’s annual Grand Ronde Contest Powwow, Foster Care recruiter Amanda Mercier staffed the More

  • Chachalu capital campaign receives six grants

    By Dean RhodesSmoke Signals editorThe Chachalu Tribal Museum & Cultural Center Phase II capital campaign recently received a $60,000 grant from the Collins Foundation, More

  • Report reviews efforts to preserve Tribal heritage

    Report reviews efforts to preserve Tribal heritage By Ron Karten Smoke Signals staff writer A lunchtime report presented on Tuesday, Aug. 26, signaled completion of a Spirit Mountain Community Fund grant and remaining funds More

Recent Blog Posts

  • 15th Day, 15th Year

      (I originally wrote this Friday, March 15th, and have made some revisions) I’ve always had a certain preoccupation with numbers, and dates.  March 15th carries More

  • NCAI in Sacramento

      Having not spent much time in Northern California, I wasn’t sure what to expect about the 69th Annual National Congress of American Indians held in Sacramento on October More

  • Seminole Country

      The air-conditioning at the Seminole Hard Rock Cafe Casino was turned on so high that while sitting in one of the meeting rooms during the most recent conference held by More

  • NCAI in Nebraska

      Seven years ago, in 2005, I visited Lincoln, Nebraska for the first time, touching down on a sweltering August afternoon into the heartland. My initial impression then? More

People rowing a sea canoe

Visiting Grand Ronde

Grand Ronde is more than just Spirit Mountain Casino; the reservation is located in the heart of Oregon's beautiful Coastal Range, and is teeming with recreational activities. We welcome visitors to enjoy the great outdoors, hiking and camping, as well as enjoy such historical facilities as Fort Yamhill or the Veterans' Memorial. We also have various day-use parks, and, of course, Spirit Mountain Casino. Discover what you can do in Grand Ronde!


Ntsayka Ikanum: Our Story

NtsaykaIkanumPic Trace the journey of our people by visiting Our Story: A Virtual Experience, a distillation of the eras and facets of Grand Ronde history and culture for the edification of Tribal members and the general public.

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