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The first step to getting to a lasting peace is by bringing the focus back to the check.
The Federal Puget Sound Task Force will coordinate salmon recovery and treaty protection efforts among federal, tribal and state agencies.
Billy Frank was a member of the Nisqually Tribe who spent his entire life fighting for treaty rights.
We need Native politicians. We need Native lawyers. But we also desperately need hell raisers.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is pushing President Barack Obama to award the medal to the Blackfeet Nation woman who was the lead plaintiff in the landmark Indian trust fund lawsuit.
The late Blackfeet Nation citizen secured a $3.4 billion settlement after fighting for the rights of individual Indians through 15 years of litigation.
Billy Frank Jr. was instrumental in protecting the treaty-protected fishing rights of tribes in the Northwest
The Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington preserves the legacy of one of Indian Country's most revered figures.
The Billy Frank Jr. Community Service Building is being dedicated to the renowned treaty rights activist.
The truth is that Uncle Billy Frank was arrested over 50 times for you. And for me.
The Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act honors and preserves the legacy of the late treaty rights activist.
President Barack Obama recognized the late treaty rights activist with the nation's highest civilian honor.
The late treaty rights activist, who passed away in May 2014 at the age of 83, is receiving the nation's highest civilian honor.
Billy Frank Jr., who passed away in 2014, dedicated his entire life to advancing the rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.
William Frank admitted that he stole more than $50,000 from two tribal accounts while in the throes of a substance abuse addiction.
William Frank admitted he stole more than $50,000 from two tribal bank accounts.
One bill places 300 acres in trust for the Susanville Rancheria of California and the other renames a wildlife refuge in Washington in honor of the late treaty rights activist Billy Frank Jr.
One bill renames a wildlife refuge in Washington in honor of the late treaty rights activist Billy Frank Jr.
Indian Street in Bellingham will likely be changed to Billy Frank Jr. Street after city council members endorsed the idea.
The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington would be renamed in honor of the late treaty rights activist.
Billy Frank died in May 2014 after dedicating his life to protecting the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.
The educational session comes amid a renewed focus on treaty rights in the nation's capital.
Ernie Stevens Jr., the chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, pays tribute to the late Billy Frank Jr.
Cynthia Iyall, the chairwoman of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington, pays tribute to the late Billy Frank Jr.
Lorraine Loomis, the vice chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, offers ways to honor the legacy of the late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.
Jeromy Sullivan reflects on what he learned from the late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.
The late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr. wanted to be remembered as a fisherman.
We saw the passing of Billy Frank, Jr., a man who stood up for Indian rights when it wasn’t a popular thing to do.
Gyasi Ross pays tribute to the late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.
Writer pays tribute to the late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.
An estimated 6,000 people attended funeral services for treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr., the late treaty rights advocate who was hailed as a visionary in Indian Country.
Washington newspaper pays tribute to treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.
The Squaxin Island Tribe of Washington will broadcast funeral services for the late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.
Writer praises legacy of treaty rights and water advocate Billy Frank Jr.
Billy was one of the most energetic and loving mentors that I ever knew.
Because of Billy Frank, Jr., the salmon survive today and have returned to streams where they were once extinct.
Washington newspaper highlights the contributions of the late Billy Frank Jr. to the fishing debate in the Pacific Northwest.
Cynthia Iyall, the chairwoman of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington, pays tribute to the late Billy Frank Jr.:
Funeral services have been scheduled for the late Billy Frank Jr..
Tribal, federal and state officials across the country are mourning the passing of treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.
The fishing and treaty rights warrior has gone home, even at the age of 83 it seems unfair and too soon.
Here is the last column from Billy Frank Jr., the chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission who passed away on Monday at the age of 83.
Billy Frank Jr., a member of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington who defended the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest, died today.
Billy Frank Jr., the chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, is still fighting for salmon and treaty rights, decades after the fish wars in Washington.
Billy Frank Jr., the chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, presses for strong water quality standards in Washington.
Billy Frank Jr., the chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, discusses water-quality standards in Washington
It is with great pride that I write this letter in support of my good friend Keith Harper, an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, whom President Barack Obama has nominated to be the United States Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council, with the rank of Ambassador.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing on Thursday to discuss how changes in the environment are affecting American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities. Native people often...
"Billy Frank, Jr. was 14 the first time he was arrested for fishing. It was 1945, and he was on the Nisqually River in Washington state. Frank and other members...
"Scientists have seen adult coho salmon dying within 24 hours of returning to some polluted urban streams in Western Washington. In some cases, 60 to 90 percent of the coho...
"These short, cold, rainy and sometimes snowy days of winter always make me think about our treaties. It was during this time of year more than 150 years ago that...
"We are losing the battle for salmon recovery in western Washington because salmon habitat is being destroyed faster than it can be restored. Despite massive cuts in harvest, careful use...
"I’m starting to wonder if Washington state’s budget problems mean it will no longer be able to co-manage natural resources with the treaty tribes. Even President Obama has said recently...
"We all owe a big “thank you” to the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe. They never gave up on getting those two dams torn down, and today that dream is becoming...
"The most touching moments of the celebration marking the beginning of the end of the Elwha dams were tribal. They were the smiling faces on the children of the Lower...
"I've been talking a lot lately about the connection between salmon, habitat and treaty rights. That connection is pretty simple. No habitat equals no salmon; no salmon equals no treaty...
"Our treaty right to gather shellfish depends on the shellfish being safe to eat. Samish Bay is one of the traditional shellfish gathering areas for the Swinomish and Upper Skagit...
"The pictures don't lie. Climate change combined with the continued loss of salmon habitat caused by human development is taking a toll on natural resources. The damage to salmon and...
"A basic rule of natural resources management today is that you don’t take too much of something unless you have a good idea how much there is to begin with....