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After Hours Presentation to Feature Talk on Ancient Place Names


WALLA WALLA—Roberta (Bobbie) Conner, director of Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, will give a free presentation on the meaning of ancient place names at Museum After Hours on Thurs., June 27 at 5 p.m. at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road.

Ancient place names in the Walla Walla Valley, such as Walawála, Walúula and Pášx̣apa, tell the story of waterways, features, myths, and fruits of the land. Locals are invited to try to wrap their heads and tongues around a different perspective of the places they call home.

Bobbie Conner is Cayuse, Umatilla, and Nez Perce and is enrolled at...

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