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Ruffey Rancheria faces fire as rival tribe questions legitimacy
Ruffey Rancheria faces fire as rival tribe questions legitimacy (July 23, 2018)

A bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria continues to generate controversy in California.


Tribes seek another hearing on controversial federal recognition bill
Tribes seek another hearing on controversial federal recognition bill (May 3, 2018)

Even more tribes are raising questions about a bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria in California.


High Country News: Private firm brings housing to Indian Country
High Country News: Private firm brings housing to Indian Country (February 7, 2018)

Decreased federal assistance has caused a dearth in affordable housing. But one company is working to improve opportunities in Indian Country.


André Cramblit: Summer is a time to keep the world in balance with dance
André Cramblit: Summer is a time to keep the world in balance with dance (July 21, 2017)

Barbecuing season may be in full swing, but this year’s dance season celebrates an annual rite, Andre Cramblit writes on Indian Country Media Network.


André Cramblit: Tribes must make language survival a top priority
André Cramblit: Tribes must make language survival a top priority (April 25, 2017)

Native peoples must demand that their tribal councils adequately fund Native language programs.


Karuk Tribe brings traditional science to federal land management
Karuk Tribe brings traditional science to federal land management (April 6, 2017)

The Karuk were once denied the right to practice an ancient tradition. Now scientific and resource management circles are seeing the merits of controlled burning.


André Cramblit: Water is life for salmon and tribes in California too
André Cramblit: Water is life for salmon and tribes in California too (December 29, 2016)

'We need to remain diligent and continue to fight for environmental justice.'


Andre Cramblit: More funds needed to help tribes save languages
Andre Cramblit: More funds needed to help tribes save languages (March 10, 2016)

As Natives we share the common history of linguistic genocide.


Andre Cramblit: Watching my son grow too quickly into adulthood
Andre Cramblit: Watching my son grow too quickly into adulthood (February 29, 2016)

These days I often tell new parents to relish every moment, the good, the bad and the ugly for they are memories to be cherished.


Tribes unhappy with lack of progress on big water agreement
Tribes unhappy with lack of progress on big water agreement (September 17, 2015)

The Yurok Tribe has withdrawn from the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and two other tribes also might walk away from the deal.


USDA Blog: California tribes work to maintain traditional foods
USDA Blog: California tribes work to maintain traditional foods (November 18, 2014)

The Karuk Tribe and the Yurok Tribe are working with the University of California and the U.S. Forest Service to maintain their traditional foods.


Andre Cramblit: Give thanks to ancestors for their courage
Andre Cramblit: Give thanks to ancestors for their courage (November 12, 2014)

Sharing more about the culture of tribes in northern California.


Andre Cramblit: Sharing history of tribes in northern California
Andre Cramblit: Sharing history of tribes in northern California (November 5, 2014)

In the spirit of Native American Heritage month, a offers a history of tribes in northern California.


Andre Cramblit: Another year brings challenges for our people
Andre Cramblit: Another year brings challenges for our people (September 30, 2014)

The Karuk Tribe just celebrated its new year and Andre Cramblit is ready to take on some more challenges.


Andre Cramblit: Enjoying life at Dartmouth as a Native student
Andre Cramblit: Enjoying life at Dartmouth as a Native student (September 17, 2014)

Alumnus Andre Cramblit offers some advice and encouragement to the Native student body at Dartmouth College.


Andre Cramblit: Dams pose threat to survival of the Karuk Tribe
Andre Cramblit: Dams pose threat to survival of the Karuk Tribe (August 6, 2014)

Andre Cramblit, a member of the Karuk Tribe, calls for the removal of dams on the Salmon and Klamath rivers.


Followers of 'medicine man' face charges for planting marijuana
Followers of 'medicine man' face charges for planting marijuana (June 20, 2014)

Members of Karuk Tribe became suspicious when they saw outsiders at sacred dance ground.


Josh Saxon: Karuk Tribe backs Klamath restoration agreement
Josh Saxon: Karuk Tribe backs Klamath restoration agreement (June 19, 2014)

Josh Saxon, a council member for the Karuk Tribe of California, explains the need for the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement.


USDA Blog:  Karuk man serves tribal communities in California
USDA Blog: Karuk man serves tribal communities in California (July 25, 2013)

Bob Goodwin, a member of the Karuk Tribe, serves as tribal relations advisor for the U.S. Forest Service in California.


Opinion: Tribal rights protected with Klamath Basin agreement
Opinion: Tribal rights protected with Klamath Basin agreement (June 18, 2013)

Molli Jane White and Frankie Joe Myers discuss tribal water rights and the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement:


Dania Rose Colegrove: Tribal rights an issue in dam removal
Dania Rose Colegrove: Tribal rights an issue in dam removal (May 30, 2013)

Dania Rose Colegrove on tribal water rights and the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: There has been much debate lately over the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and whether legislation is needed...


Supreme Court won't hear  mining case involving Karuk Tribe
Supreme Court won't hear mining case involving Karuk Tribe (March 18, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court won't be hearing a mining dispute involving the Karuk Tribe of California. In June 2012, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the U.S. Forest...


Tribes in Klamath Basin see restoration agreement go nowhere
Tribes in Klamath Basin see restoration agreement go nowhere (July 19, 2012)

A deal to remove dams from the Klamath River has stalled amid opposition from a local Tea Party group, The New York Times reports. Tribes in northern California and southern...


Editorial: 9th Circuit's decision in Karuk Tribe's case defies logic
Editorial: 9th Circuit's decision in Karuk Tribe's case defies logic (June 15, 2012)

"It's not often we find ourselves agreeing with anything coming from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, but criticism of the court written by one of its judges in...


9th Circuit rules for Karuk Tribe in case over mining along river
9th Circuit rules for Karuk Tribe in case over mining along river (June 4, 2012)

An en banc panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled for the Karuk Tribe of California in a dispute about gold mining along the Klamath River. By a...


Karuk Tribe asserts authority for activity on Indian allotment
Karuk Tribe asserts authority for activity on Indian allotment (March 27, 2012)

The Karuk Tribe of California says it hasn't authorized activity at an Indian allotment where an asphalt plant is in being operated. Members of the tribe own fractionated interests in...


Russell  Attebery: Karuk Tribe worried about museum's future
Russell Attebery: Karuk Tribe worried about museum's future (February 29, 2012)

"The Karuk Tribe is writing to express our concern with the recent decision of the Clarke Historical Museum's board of directors to dismiss Director Pam Service, leaving the museum without...


North Coast Journal: Karuk family preserving the language
North Coast Journal: Karuk family preserving the language (October 27, 2011)

"Elaina Supahan Albers remembers well what her husband, Phil Albers Jr., said that day eight years ago when she told him she was pregnant with their first child. She was...


Leaf Hillman: Karuk Tribe supports Klamath restoration efforts
Leaf Hillman: Karuk Tribe supports Klamath restoration efforts (September 26, 2011)

"Last week a long-awaited suite of federal studies describing the economic, environmental and cultural impacts of the Klamath Restoration Agreements was unveiled. For the diverse coalition of stakeholders who worked...


Karuk Tribe awarded $1.1M grant to improve broadband service
Karuk Tribe awarded $1.1M grant to improve broadband service (August 23, 2011)

The Karuk Tribe of California has been awarded a $1.14 million grant to improve broadband service for its members. The tribe will use the money from the USDA Rural Development...


Karuk Tribe aims  to intervene in lawsuit over water diversions
Karuk Tribe aims to intervene in lawsuit over water diversions (June 24, 2011)

The Karuk Tribe of California is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit over water diversions in the Klamath Basin. At issue is whether farmers need to inform the California Department...


Opinion: Removal of   Klamath Basin dams based on science
Opinion: Removal of Klamath Basin dams based on science (June 13, 2011)

"Several self-appointed “experts” have written several articles recently arguing against the removal of Klamath dams. Obviously dam removal is a controversial issue, but the public deserves to be presented with...


OPB: PacifiCorp  to pass costs of dam removal to consumers
OPB: PacifiCorp to pass costs of dam removal to consumers (May 10, 2011)

"A California regulator will allow energy company PacifiCorp to charge ratepayers extra to remove four of its dams in the Klamath River basin. The California utility commission said it could...