Steering Committee Meeting - Pendleton, OR

Event Type: 
GNLCC Steering Committee
Date and Time: 
Apr 13, 2011 (All day) to Apr 14, 2011 (All day)

Meeting Details
    Location: Pendleton, OR

    Venue: Hosted by Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

    Hotel information: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Red Lion Hotel, Pendleton under the block name “GNLCC.” You can reserve a room by calling 541-276-6111 or online at

    Cost for the rooms is the Federal Per Diem rate of 77.00 + local taxes.

    Red Lion Hotel
    304 SE Nye Avenue
    Pendleton, OR 97801

    Hampton Inn
    101 SW Nye Avenue
    Pendleton, Oregon 97801
    541-276 3500

    Meeting times:

    • If you arrive on April 12, please join us for a guided tour of the Museum at the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
      Directions to the Museum are found at:
    • Wednesday April 13 at 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PST - the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
    • Thursday April 14 at 8:00 a.m. - nonn PST - the Red Lion Hotel - Yakima Conference Room *THIS IS A CHANGE IN MEETING VENUE FROM DAY 1*

    Written directions are listed below. A google map and printable map to Pendleton and the Cultural Institute are available at:

    47106 Wildhorse Boulevard
    Pendleton, OR 97801

    Tamástslikt Cultural Institute is located on the grounds of the Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 10 minutes east of Pendleton. From Interstate 84 take exit 216 and follow the signs five minutes to Wldhorse Resort & Casino and the museum. Coming from the north, take the Mission Highway exit from Highway 11, just northeast of Pendleton and follow the signs for about ten minutes to Wildhorse Resort & Casino and the museum

    The closest airport is Walla Walla, Washington, 38 miles (~51 driving minutes) from Pendleton.
    Another option is Pasco, 70 miles and 70 minutes driving time from Pendleton.
    There is one small airline, “Seaport,” that flies directly to Pendleton.

    If you choose to fly to a larger airport and drive, estimated driving times from Pendleton include:
    Portland: 3.5 hours (210 miles)
    Seattle: 4.5 hours (280 miles)
    Boise: 3.5 hours (222 miles)
    Missoula 6.25 hours (404 miles)