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Bureau of Indian Affairs awards contracts for new tribal schools
Bureau of Indian Affairs awards contracts for new tribal schools (September 25, 2018)

Two tribal communities will be getting new schools thanks to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.


Quileute Tribe starts process to move village to safer ground in Washington
Quileute Tribe starts process to move village to safer ground in Washington (November 1, 2017)

The Quileute Tribe is moving its largest community to higher ground in Washington, with construction of a new school expected in the spring of 2018.


Prison sentence for fatal overdose of mother from Quileute Tribe
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Prison sentence for fatal overdose of mother from Quileute Tribe (June 5, 2017)

Felisha Jackson, 28, died after ingesting heroin


Bureau of Indian Affairs inches forward with school construction
Bureau of Indian Affairs inches forward with school construction (April 11, 2016)

It's taken more than a decade but the Obama administration finally cleared the way for 10 new school campuses along with another deserving facility.


BIE schools compete for five spots on new priority construction list
BIE schools compete for five spots on new priority construction list (January 26, 2016)

Seven of the 10 finalists are on the Navajo Nation, home to the largest number of worst condition schools.


Television show pilot to be filmed on Washington reservations
Television show pilot to be filmed on Washington reservations (June 2, 2015)

The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, the Quileute Nation and the Quinault Nation will serve as settings for 'The Rainforest' by Capestany Films.


Brian Pierson: Recent federal court rulings affecting Indian law
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Brian Pierson: Recent federal court rulings affecting Indian law (March 10, 2015)

Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions involving tribal interests in Nebraska, Washington and New York and beyond.


Washington tribes head to trial in dispute over fishing grounds
Washington tribes head to trial in dispute over fishing grounds (February 25, 2015)

The Makah Nation is accusing the Quileute Nation and the Quinault Nation of fishing beyond their usual and accustomed fishing grounds.


Quileute Tribe celebrates recovery of huge historic rock carving
Quileute Tribe celebrates recovery of huge historic rock carving (December 11, 2014)

The rock depicts the slaying of the Red Lizard by K'wati, an important figure who turned the Quileutes from wolves to people.


KPLU: Quileute Tribe welcomes man who was rescued in 2010
KPLU: Quileute Tribe welcomes man who was rescued in 2010 (July 23, 2014)

Members of the Quileute Tribe of Washington rescued former U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Lance Leone after a helicopter crash four years ago.


Quileute Nation holds annual Welcoming the Whales ceremony
Quileute Nation holds annual Welcoming the Whales ceremony (April 11, 2014)

The Quileute Tribe of Washington held its 7th annual Welcoming the Whales ceremony this morning.


PBS: Climate change threatens a way of life for Quileute  Tribe
PBS: Climate change threatens a way of life for Quileute Tribe (November 27, 2012)

"CHRIS MORGANROTH, Quileute elder: It's been a great quality of life since the time of our beginning here, that all the things that were made available to us by the...


PBS: Quileute Tribe confronts threats from environmental change
PBS: Quileute Tribe confronts threats from environmental change (July 16, 2012)

"With its craggy rocks rising from the sea, frequent whale sightings and white sand beaches, the Washington state community of La Push, located just west of Olympic National Park, is...


Column: Quileute Tribe welcomes even more visitors after Twilight
Column: Quileute Tribe welcomes even more visitors after Twilight (July 9, 2012)

"Five Quileute boys emerge from a phalanx of drummers. Barefoot and bare-chested, they wear black cloaks and wolf headdresses, and dance, crouch and crawl within the center of a large...


Obama  signs bill to move Quileute Tribe to safer grounds
Obama signs bill to move Quileute Tribe to safer grounds (February 28, 2012)

President Barack Obama on Monday signed H.R.1162 into law, allowing the Quileute Tribe of Washington to move out of a tsunami zone. The bill transfers 785 acres within Olympic National...


OPB: Quileute Tribe waits on Obama to sign land transfer bill
OPB: Quileute Tribe waits on Obama to sign land transfer bill (February 15, 2012)

""Ecstatic," "amazed," and "stunned." Those are some of the words being used Tuesday around the tiny Quileute Indian Reservation on the Washington coast. This, after the U.S. Congress slightly shrank...


Senate approves bill to move Quileute Tribe to safer grounds
Senate approves bill to move Quileute Tribe to safer grounds (February 14, 2012)

The Senate on Monday passed S.636, a bill that allows the Quileute Tribe of Washington to move out of a tsunami zone. The bill transfers 785 acres within Olympic National...


House approves bill to move Quileute  Tribe to safer grounds
House approves bill to move Quileute Tribe to safer grounds (February 7, 2012)

The House voted 381-7 on Monday to approve H.R.1162, a bill that allows the Quileute Tribe of Washington to move out of a tsunami zone. The bill transfers 785 acres...


Lloyd Hatch, elder from Tulalip Tribes, passes away at 63
Lloyd Hatch, elder from Tulalip Tribes, passes away at 63 (January 24, 2012)

Correction: The Peninsula Daily News reported that Lloyd Hatch was a member of the Tulalip Tribes. He was not a member of the Quileute Tribe. Lloyd Hatch, an elder from...


Opinion: Quileute Tribe separates fact from 'Twilight' fiction
Opinion: Quileute Tribe separates fact from 'Twilight' fiction (January 18, 2012)

"Finally, the little Indian tribe turned into werewolves by the blockbuster Twilight series is basking in a more positive spotlight, thanks to the Smithsonian. A new exhibition sorts out truth...


Quileute  Tribe brings the 'Real Story' about its culture to DC
Quileute Tribe brings the 'Real Story' about its culture to DC (January 10, 2012)

After gaining some attention from the Twilight series of books and movies, the Quileute Tribe of Washington is hoping to educate a wider audience about its culture. The tribe collaborated...


Blog: Quileute Tribe trying to dispel 'Twilight' misconceptions
Blog: Quileute Tribe trying to dispel 'Twilight' misconceptions (November 16, 2011)

"You wouldn’t think Washington’s Quileute Tribe would have to explain its people don’t actually transform into werewolves and fight vampires. But then, you wouldn’t think teenage girls would go crazy...


Interview: New 'Indian' characters in latest 'Twilight' movie
Interview: New 'Indian' characters in latest 'Twilight' movie (November 14, 2011)

"Kidzworld asks “Breaking Dawn’s” wolves Seth and Leah (cute Booboo Stewart and Julia Jones) about shape-shifting and acting with Taylor Lautner. These young actors love their more active roles...


Crosscut: Quileute  Tribe asks for land to escape tsunami threat
Crosscut: Quileute Tribe asks for land to escape tsunami threat (September 22, 2011)

"The Quileute Indian Tribe in La Push is hopeful that it is one step closer to relocating away from the tsunami danger zone. Last Thursday (Sept. 15) Quileute members testified...


NYT Blog: Quileute  Tribe lobbies Congress over land transfer bill
NYT Blog: Quileute Tribe lobbies Congress over land transfer bill (September 16, 2011)

"Twilight fans, take heart. Jacob Black’s cousins finally got their day before Congress on Thursday. The Quileute Tribal Council — to those out there who haven’t kept up with the...


House subcommittee holds hearing on Quileute  Tribe land bill
House subcommittee holds hearing on Quileute Tribe land bill (September 15, 2011)

The House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands held a hearing this morning on H.R.1162, a bill that allows the Quileute Tribe of Washington to move out of...


Opinion:  'Twilight' fame taints beauty of Quileute  Reservation
Opinion: 'Twilight' fame taints beauty of Quileute Reservation (August 4, 2011)

"La Push, Washington, was almost the most peaceful place I've ever visited. In mid-July, I went for misty, early morning walks on the beach exploring tidal pools full of starfish....


Opinion: Quileute  Tribe seeks to move to higher ground
Opinion: Quileute Tribe seeks to move to higher ground (May 31, 2011)

"Every time it floods in New Orleans or a hurricane wipes out a mobile home park along the coast of Florida similar questions are asked: Why do people continue to...


NPR: Quileute  Tribe seeks approval to move to safer land
NPR: Quileute Tribe seeks approval to move to safer land (April 26, 2011)

"An Indian tribe in Washington state wants to move its village to higher ground, citing concerns over a possible tsunami from earthquakes around the Pacific Ocean. But it takes an...


Editorial: Bill helps Quileute Tribe move to safer homeland
Editorial: Bill helps Quileute Tribe move to safer homeland (April 21, 2011)

"Sen. Maria Cantwell has brokered a sensible land swap that protects the Quileute Indian Tribe from potential tsunamis and floods. For decades, tribal headquarters, a school, senior center and several...


Editorial: Congress must help Quileute Tribe  with land bill
Editorial: Congress must help Quileute Tribe with land bill (April 20, 2011)

"The Quileute Tribal School in La Push is probably unrivaled for its scenic setting, looking out on crashing surf, islands and the kind of picturesque sea stacks that make photographers...


Quileute Tribe cites tsunami threat in bid for land transfer
Quileute Tribe cites tsunami threat in bid for land transfer (April 15, 2011)

The leader of the Quileute Tribe of Washington told the Senate Indian Affairs Committee that her people live in constant fear of a tsunami. Tribal members deal with flooding every...


Chairwoman of Quileute  Tribe will testify at Senate hearing
Chairwoman of Quileute Tribe will testify at Senate hearing (April 13, 2011)

Bonita Cleveland, the chairwoman of the Quileute Tribe of Washington, will testify at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on Thursday. Cleveland will testify in support of S. 636. The...


Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills on Thursday
Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills on Thursday (April 11, 2011)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will take up three bills at a hearing on Thursday. S. 636 will help the Quileute Tribe move out of a tsunami and flood zone....


Bill  introduced to take Quileute  Tribe away from  tsunami zone
Bill introduced to take Quileute Tribe away from tsunami zone (March 18, 2011)

The Quileute Tribe of Washington will be able to move out of a tsunami zone under legislation introduced in the 112th Congress. S.636 and H.R.1162 will transfer a total of...


Washington tribes evacuate coast in response to tsunami threats
Washington tribes evacuate coast in response to tsunami threats (March 11, 2011)

At least three tribes conducted late night and early morning evacuations in response to tsunami advisories along the coast of Washington. The Quileute Tribe evacuated about 350 to 400 people...


Quileute Tribe asks Sen. Cantwell to support federal land swap
Quileute Tribe asks Sen. Cantwell to support federal land swap (February 24, 2011)

The Quileute Tribe of Washington wants Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) to support a land swap with Olympic National Park. Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland and other tribal leaders met with Cantwell in...


New chair of Quileute  Tribe calls federal land swap a major priority
New chair of Quileute Tribe calls federal land swap a major priority (January 27, 2011)

The new leader of the Quileute Tribe of Washington says a land swap with Olympic National Park is a top priority. Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland said the tribe will work with...