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CDC museum features Indian Country exhibits
CDC museum features Indian Country exhibits (November 19, 2019)

The health and wellness of American Indians and Alaska Natives – both in rural and urban settings – is a complex challenge with multiple solutions.


Coeur d'Alene citizen Paulette Jordan makes historic run for governor
Coeur d'Alene citizen Paulette Jordan makes historic run for governor (January 22, 2018)

A Coeur d’Alene woman seeking to become the first Native state governor in the nation’s history cites the example set by her grandmother for her decision to run.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins state court recognition of ruling against non-Indians
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Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins state court recognition of ruling against non-Indians (November 6, 2017)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is welcoming a new court decision that recognizes judgments from its judicial system.


Spokane Tribe hit hard as blaze destroys homes on reservation
Spokane Tribe hit hard as blaze destroys homes on reservation (August 25, 2016)

Fellow tribes have sent fire crews and donations to help families in need on the Washington reservation.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe kicks off popular powwow after brief absence
Coeur d'Alene Tribe kicks off popular powwow after brief absence (July 22, 2016)

Julyamsh is being held at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds after a one-year hiatus.


Tribes pressure President Obama to sign trust reform legislation
Tribes pressure President Obama to sign trust reform legislation (June 15, 2016)

H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, is the first comprehensive trust reform package to clear Congress in more than two decades.


Bill Weems from Coeur d'Alene Tribe serves as mayor in Idaho
Bill Weems from Coeur d'Alene Tribe serves as mayor in Idaho (January 4, 2016)

The new mayor of Plummer plans to improve relations between the city and the tribe.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe promotes one of its own as chief of police
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Coeur d'Alene Tribe promotes one of its own as chief of police (December 1, 2015)

Sam Abrahamson has worked for the tribal police department for 16 years.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe offers cash awards for fish caught in lake
Coeur d'Alene Tribe offers cash awards for fish caught in lake (September 25, 2015)

The tribe will pay $5 for every northern pike caught in the southern third of Lake Coeur d’Alene and some fish with special tags will fetch between $50 and $500.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust (July 30, 2015)

Indian Country is being urged to look at a new bill that would fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.


Special Trustee Vince Logan a no-show at Senate panel's hearing
Special Trustee Vince Logan a no-show at Senate panel's hearing (July 9, 2015)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn defended the Office of the Special Trustee in his colleague's absence.


Kootenai Tribe of Idaho revives powwow after 15-year absence
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho revives powwow after 15-year absence (July 3, 2015)

The event takes place July 10-12 at the Boundary County Fairgrounds in Bonners Ferry.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe takes proactive approach in diabetes fight
Coeur d'Alene Tribe takes proactive approach in diabetes fight (April 28, 2015)

The tribe is screening more people and introducing healthier foods as part of its effort to combat the disease.


Interview: Indian lawmaker Paulette Jordan on political career
Interview: Indian lawmaker Paulette Jordan on political career (March 11, 2015)

When you're connected to my land, you're connected to my belief that I want to see your life get better.


Deadlines approaching for over $100M in land buy-back offers
Deadlines approaching for over $100M in land buy-back offers (February 24, 2015)

Landowners on five reservations in five states are facing deadlines in March and April.


Women plead guilty to theft from Coeur d'Alene Tribe's business
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Women plead guilty to theft from Coeur d'Alene Tribe's business (February 4, 2015)

The defendants stole cash and checks totaling approximately $22,650 from the Benewah Market.


DOI makes $9M in buy-back offers on Coeur d'Alene Reservation
DOI makes $9M in buy-back offers on Coeur d'Alene Reservation (December 17, 2014)

Offers were sent to more than 400 landowners. The deadline to accept is February 2, 2015.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe reaches out to family that lost home to fire
Coeur d'Alene Tribe reaches out to family that lost home to fire (October 21, 2014)

Five people escaped without suffering injuries and crews were able to stop the blaze from spreading.


DOI expands Cobell buy-back program to four more reservations
DOI expands Cobell buy-back program to four more reservations (September 8, 2014)

Since the program started last winter, DOI has successfully concluded $103 million in transactions and has transferred nearly 265,000 acres to tribal governments.


Chief Allan: Coeur d'Alene Tribe looking to adjudicate water rights
Chief Allan: Coeur d'Alene Tribe looking to adjudicate water rights (September 5, 2014)

Chairman Chief Allan of the Coeut d'Alene Tribe explains why the tribe is seeking to quantify its water rights.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe allows megaload truck through reservation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe allows megaload truck through reservation (August 15, 2014)

The state approved the shipment but didn't inform the tribe ahead of time, a spokesperson said.


Indian candidate denounces Ted Nugent during Wyoming trip
Indian candidate denounces Ted Nugent during Wyoming trip (August 4, 2014)

Rocker calls himself the 'best friend' to Native Americans at a Tea Party rally.


KUOW: Coeur d'Alene Tribe cleans meth houses with EPA funds
KUOW: Coeur d'Alene Tribe cleans meth houses with EPA funds (July 28, 2014)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe received $200,000 to clean up houses that were contaminated by methamphetamine.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe finds racist graffiti left on historical marker
Coeur d'Alene Tribe finds racist graffiti left on historical marker (July 15, 2014)

Someone wrote 'White Power' and 'Die Indians' on a sign on the reservation.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe waiting on appraisals for Cobell buy-back
Coeur d'Alene Tribe waiting on appraisals for Cobell buy-back (June 13, 2014)

Tribal members will see a total of $4.1 million if they accept offers from the Interior Department.


DOI allocates $4.1M on Cobell buy-back for Coeur d'Alene Tribe
DOI allocates $4.1M on Cobell buy-back for Coeur d'Alene Tribe (June 11, 2014)

Tribe is holding meetings this month to inform landowners about the program.


DOI enters Cobell buy-back agreements with three more tribes
DOI enters Cobell buy-back agreements with three more tribes (May 29, 2014)

Coeur D’Alene Tribe, Umatilla Tribes and Gila River Tribes are latest to sign agreements.


Paulette Jordan, Coeur d'Alene Tribe, running for Idaho House
Paulette Jordan, Coeur d'Alene Tribe, running for Idaho House (March 19, 2014)

Paulette Jordan, a member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, is campaigning for a seat in the Idaho Legislature.


Siblings from Coeur d'Alene Tribe die after falling in icy pond
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Siblings from Coeur d'Alene Tribe die after falling in icy pond (February 4, 2014)

Two young members of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho died on Sunday after falling into an icy pond.


Elders of Coeur d'Alene Tribe give name for new fish species
Elders of Coeur d'Alene Tribe give name for new fish species (January 30, 2014)

Elders from the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho have provided the name for a new species of fish.


Idaho tribes speak out against transfer of  federal land  to state
Idaho tribes speak out against transfer of federal land to state (October 29, 2013)

Leaders of three Idaho tribes testified against an idea to transfer federal land to the state.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe hosts youth at annual water potato harvest
Coeur d'Alene Tribe hosts youth at annual water potato harvest (October 23, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho hosted about 120 children for its annual Water Potato Celebration.


Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians  meet at convention
Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians meet at convention (September 18, 2013)

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians is hosting its 60th annual convention this week.


KUOW:  Pacific Northwest tribes attend annual  ATNI     convention
KUOW: Pacific Northwest tribes attend annual ATNI convention (September 16, 2013)

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians opens its annual convention today. The event is being hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe battles disposal of waste   on reservation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe battles disposal of waste on reservation (September 10, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho is battling two non-Indian entities over the disposal of sewage on the reservation.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe wants share of Cobell consolidation funds
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wants share of Cobell consolidation funds (August 5, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho wants to be included in a pilot project for the land consolidation portion of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe pays tribute to  2  elders who passed away
Coeur d'Alene Tribe pays tribute to 2 elders who passed away (July 29, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho paid tribute to two elders who passed away recently.


Coeur d'Alene man to make grand entry  at  Julyamsh   powwow
Coeur d'Alene man to make grand entry at Julyamsh powwow (July 26, 2013)

A member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho who was adopted will be making his first trip to the Julyamsh powwow this weekend.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe  to erect teepee at historic gathering place
Coeur d'Alene Tribe to erect teepee at historic gathering place (July 9, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho will be erecting a 20-foot tall teepee at a historic village by Lake Coeur d'Alene.


Coeur d'Alene Tribe submits land-into-trust application to BIA
Coeur d'Alene Tribe submits land-into-trust application to BIA (April 10, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho filed a land-into-trust application for 370 acres. The land is mostly waterfront property around Lake Coeur d'Alene, The Coeur d'Alene Press reported. The tribe...


Idaho Legislature approves bill for tribal property tax exemption
Idaho Legislature approves bill for tribal property tax exemption (March 13, 2013)

The Idaho Legislature has passed House Bill 140, which bars counties from taxing land owned by tribal governments. The Coeur d'Alene Tribe lobbied for the bill. The tribe paid a...


Coeur d'Alene Tribe supports bill for property tax exemption
Coeur d'Alene Tribe supports bill for property tax exemption (February 12, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho is supporting a bill that would exempt tribal owned land from property taxes. The tribe has paid property taxes on land within its reservation....


Chief Allan: Coeur d'Alene Tribe works to preserve our history
Chief Allan: Coeur d'Alene Tribe works to preserve our history (February 11, 2013)

"The Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s aboriginal territory spanned nearly 4 million acres across the region. For thousands of years, our ancestors before us centered their lives on Lake Coeur d’Alene and...


Coeur d'Alene Tribe meets over law enforcement agreement
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Coeur d'Alene Tribe meets over law enforcement agreement (January 30, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe and Benewah County in Idaho might be making some changes to their law enforcement agreement. The cross-deputization agreement lets tribal officers enforce state laws on the...


Chief Allan: Removal  of artifacts   harms Coeur d'Alene Tribe
Chief Allan: Removal of artifacts harms Coeur d'Alene Tribe (January 25, 2013)

"As you know, the Coeur d'Alene Tribe's aboriginal territory spanned nearly 4 million acres and for thousands of years the people of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe have centered their lives...


Federal agents raided at least two  smokeshops in Northwest
Federal agents raided at least two smokeshops in Northwest (September 21, 2012)

Agents from the Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives raided at least two Indian-owned smokeshops on Wednesday, according to news reports. The Fightin’ Creek...


NMAI Blog: Julia Keefe kicks off concert series in New York City
NMAI Blog: Julia Keefe kicks off concert series in New York City (July 31, 2012)

"When the exhibit Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians In Popular Culture was conceptualized there were two main messages we wanted to convey. The first is that American Indians have...


Coeur d'Alene Tribe received $18M as part of trust settlement
Coeur d'Alene Tribe received $18M as part of trust settlement (July 26, 2012)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho received $18 million as part of a trust fund settlement with the Obama administration. The tribe received the money last month. But the...


Coeur d'Alene Tribe helps gain recognition for famous jazz singer
Coeur d'Alene Tribe helps gain recognition for famous jazz singer (July 3, 2012)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho is keeping the legacy of famed jazz singer Mildred Rinker Bailey alive. The tribe passed a resolution in honor of Bailey, whose Indian...


Investigation ongoing in suspicious death of Coeur d'Alene man
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Investigation ongoing in suspicious death of Coeur d'Alene man (May 30, 2012)

An investigation continues into the suspicious death of Thomas Schoolcraft, a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe of Idaho. Schoolcraft was found dead on the reservation on May 18. His...


Chief Allan wins re-election as leader of Coeur d'Alene Tribe
Chief Allan wins re-election as leader of Coeur d'Alene Tribe (May 8, 2012)

Chief J. Allan won re-election as chairman of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho. Allan was first elected to the council in 2003. This will be his fourth consecutive term...


Coeur d'Alene woman seeks Democratic nod for Idaho seat
Coeur d'Alene woman seeks Democratic nod for Idaho seat (May 3, 2012)

Paulette Jordan, a member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Idaho's 5th Legislative District House A. Jordan sits on the tribal council and serves...


BSPR: Three Idaho tribes sharing in $1B trust settlement
BSPR: Three Idaho tribes sharing in $1B trust settlement (April 13, 2012)

"A landmark settlement announced this week between the federal government and Native American tribes is expected to have long-term effects beyond the $1 billion in the agreement. Three Idaho tribes...


Tribal leaders hail $1B in   trust management settlements
Tribal leaders hail $1B in trust management settlements (April 11, 2012)

[Audio of White House Event] Tribal leaders joined the Obama administration today in announcing a $1 billion settlement to 41 trust management lawsuits. The settlements were the result of 22...


Julia Keefe: Recognizing the legacy of Mildred Rinker Bailey
Julia Keefe: Recognizing the legacy of Mildred Rinker Bailey (March 30, 2012)

"My name is Julia Keefe, and I am a student at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, studying vocal jazz performance. I...


Coeur d'Alene Tribe names Cody SiJohn to lead police force
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Coeur d'Alene Tribe names Cody SiJohn to lead police force (March 22, 2012)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho named Cody SiJohn as chief of police. SiJohn, a tribal member, started his law enforcement career on the reservation. He served in the U.S....


Coeur d'Alene  Tribe seeks recognition for famed jazz singer
Coeur d'Alene Tribe seeks recognition for famed jazz singer (March 15, 2012)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho wants famed singer Mildred Rinker Bailey inducted into the Jazz at Lincoln Center Hall of Fame in New York City. Bailey, whose mother...


Charles Trimble: Joe Garry of the Coeur d’Alene: Hero of 20th Century Indian America
Charles Trimble: Joe Garry of the Coeur d’Alene: Hero of 20th Century Indian America (February 20, 2012)

The Northwest Tribes have produced some of history’s greatest leaders, most notably Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce. In modern times the most important leader ever to come out...


Coeur d'Alene Tribe working  to address  dispute  over hunting
Coeur d'Alene Tribe working to address dispute over hunting (October 12, 2011)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe and Benewah County, Idaho, have yet to meet over a hunting rights dispute but both sides said they are eager to talk. The tribe maintains the...


Smithsonian brings dolls made in  1901   to Coeur d'Alene Tribe
Smithsonian brings dolls made in 1901 to Coeur d'Alene Tribe (September 30, 2011)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho welcomed home a set of 110-year-old dolls that were made for the Smithsonian Institution in 1901. Second Chief Peter Wildshoe commissioned a tribal member...