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'This is our time': National Congress of American Indians elects new leadership
'This is our time': National Congress of American Indians elects new leadership (October 28, 2019)

Members of the National Congress of American Indians made history here by choosing a woman as their president for only the third time since the organization's founding in 1944.


Top Indian Affairs official trumped out on key tribal issues in Washington
Top Indian Affairs official trumped out on key tribal issues in Washington (October 22, 2019)

The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.


Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe dispels rumors about treatment facility
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe dispels rumors about treatment facility (July 31, 2019)

The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe plans to open a $20 million medication-assisted treatment facility, provided it can overcome local opposition.


'We shouldn't have to fight': Tribes worried about the next shutdown
'We shouldn't have to fight': Tribes worried about the next shutdown (January 29, 2019)

With the threat of another shutdown looming, tribal leaders are supporting legislation they hope will protect their communities from the drama and disorder in the nation's capital.


Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe seeks to name clamming grounds
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe seeks to name clamming grounds (December 6, 2018)

The Washington Committee on Geographic Names will be taking action on the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe's request to name Littleneck Beach.


Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe decries desecration of human skull
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe decries desecration of human skull (September 10, 2018)

'The remains of our ancestors are sacred,' the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe said as authorities investigated the desecration of a human skull.


Tribes continue to rely on key lawmakers for help with funding
Tribes continue to rely on key lawmakers for help with funding (May 15, 2018)

With few people in their corner in the Trump administration, tribes are once again relying on Congress to fulfill the federal government's trust and treaty responsibilities.


Tribes slam Trump administration for adding hurdles to land-into-trust process
Tribes slam Trump administration for adding hurdles to land-into-trust process (October 17, 2017)

Tribal leaders are lashing out at the Trump administration again, this time over rule changes they said will make it all but impossible to restore their homelands.


President Trump promises 'freedom' for tribes seeking to exploit their resources
President Trump promises 'freedom' for tribes seeking to exploit their resources (June 29, 2017)

President Donald Trump blamed the federal government for hindering prosperity in Indian Country in his first official event with tribal leaders.


Six more tribes are pursuing marijuana agreements in Washington
Six more tribes are pursuing marijuana agreements in Washington (April 7, 2017)

Four tribes have already entered into marijuana compacts with the state and more are on the way.


Tribes blast new Department of Labor rule affecting overtime pay
Tribes blast new Department of Labor rule affecting overtime pay (May 19, 2016)

Concerns about unique issues in Indian Country and lack of consultation were glossed over by the Obama administration.


Northwest tribes receive $204M in contract support costs case
Northwest tribes receive $204M in contract support costs case (March 29, 2016)

The money comes from a $940 settlement between the Bureau of Indian Affairs and nearly 700 tribes and tribal organizations.


Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe purchases wireless technology firm
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe purchases wireless technology firm (September 10, 2015)

Mobilisa Enterprise Wireless offers wireless telecommunications design, installation and monitoring solutions.


Ron Allen: Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe keeps workers engaged
Ron Allen: Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe keeps workers engaged (September 22, 2014)

Ron Allen, the chairman of the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, shares the results of the first survey of tribal employees.


Lummi Nation seeks cooperation after ruling in treaty rights case
Lummi Nation seeks cooperation after ruling in treaty rights case (August 28, 2014)

Chairman Tim Ballew said tribes should keep fishing cases out of federal court.


9th Circuit allows Lummi Nation to pursue fishing rights claims
9th Circuit allows Lummi Nation to pursue fishing rights claims (August 20, 2014)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the tribe's usual and accustomed fishing grounds still need to be determined.


Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe reports vandalism at sacred rock
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe reports vandalism at sacred rock (August 4, 2014)

Someone spray-painted a message on the 43-million-year-old Tamanowas Rock.


Lummi Nation argues for treaty fishing rights in disputed areas
Lummi Nation argues for treaty fishing rights in disputed areas (April 15, 2014)

The Lummi Nation asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to recognize its treaty rights in a disputed area of Washington.


Hazel Sampson, oldest Klallam member, passes away at 101
Hazel Sampson, oldest Klallam member, passes away at 101 (February 6, 2014)

Hazel Sampson, the oldest member of the three Klallam tribes in Washington, died on Tuesday.


Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe supports development at old mill site
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe supports development at old mill site (July 20, 2011)

The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington supports development and an old pulp mill site, an idea opposed by a sister tribe. Chairman Ron Allen wants to turn the 75-acre property,...