Our Story

Continuing The Legacy

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) is a union of three tribes: Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla. The CTUIR is governed by a Constitution and by-laws adopted in 1949. The Governing body is the nine-member Board of Trustees, elected every two years by the General Council (tribal members age 18 and older).

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) Board of Trustees

(Left to right, back row) Chairman Gary Burke, Member Woodrow Star, Vice Chair Jeremy Wolf, and Member Aaron Ashley.

(Left to right, front row) Member Sally Kosey, Secretary Kathryn Brigham, Treasurer Doris Wheeler, Member Rosenda Shippentower and General Council Chairman William Sigo.

Grow the Company, Grow the People

Cayuse aims to create a seven generation company to build a sustainable enduring legacy.

We believe in value through innovation which is evident in our company core values.


Our quality is a reflection of our proud heritage of integrity, preparation and persistence.


We are a close-knit team of fiercely committed professionals working together to achieve the common goals of personal and client satisfaction.


We welcome and embrace a free community of diverse people bonded by trust, respect and unity.


We are loyal, honest and mighty. We are a dedicated workforce that achieves its set goals and perseveres regardless of the challenge. We are passionate in what we do.


We consider integrity to be the highest standard to which we aspire. We dedicate ourselves to developing strong relationships built on trust, pride and loyalty.


We are proud of our dedication to professionalism and we hold ourselves and each other accountable in all our actions. Our actions reflect positively on ourselves, Cayuse Technologies, and the communities we serve.

About Cayuse Holdings

Cayuse Technologies started as a strategic alliance between Accenture, LLC and the CTUIR in 2006 to create a US-based alternative to offshore delivery centers as a node on Accenture's global delivery network. Cayuse Holdings was created in 2018 and is comprised of 10 family companies, in addition to Cayuse Technologies. Cayuse Holdings is headquartered near Pendleton, Oregon and has regional offices in Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Honolulu, and Washington D.C. Cayuse Holdings continues to be a 100% Indian Owned Economic Enterprise and is a foremost provider of responsible sourcing/certified diversity solutions for both commercial and government clients.

The Brand. The Mission.

The Ultimate Vision.

Working with Cayuse companies gives government and commercial clients the opportunity to not only support the rural community, but also receive world-class technology and business process services at a competitive price. Cayuse Holdings' goals are to:

  • Provide low cost, high quality and on-shore technology services

       to US organizations

  • Create sustainable, living wage jobs for Native Americans and

       the local community

  • Leverage technology to enable Native American socioeconomic


The Brand is a reflection of all of the amazing people who help bring

the solutions to life.

The Mission is to grow the company, grow the people.

The Ultimate Vision is to advance our heritage through innovation.

A Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) owned company.


Our Story





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