More: tsunamis

Editorial: Quileute  Tribe can finally move to safer grounds
Editorial: Quileute Tribe can finally move to safer grounds (February 24, 2012)

"For decades, the tribe has lobbied Congress, asking the federal government to return to the tribe some of the higher ground adjacent to the village, which is within the boundaries...


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...


KLCC: Possible tsunami debris washing  up  on Makah Nation
KLCC: Possible tsunami debris washing up on Makah Nation (January 13, 2012)

"It’s been almost a year since a 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a tsunami. The Japanese government estimated that up to 25 million tons of debris washed...


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: 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...


Native artists in New Mexico raising money for Japanese relief
Native artists in New Mexico raising money for Japanese relief (March 18, 2011)

Three Native artists in New Mexico will be launching a new website, Native American Artists for Japan, to raise money for relief efforts in Japan. Darryl Dean Begay, Lyndon Tsosie...


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...


Yurok man dies after being swept away by   tsunami  in California
Yurok man dies after being swept away by tsunami in California (March 14, 2011)

Dustin Weber, a member of the Yurok Tribe of California, died on Friday after being swept away by a post-earthquake tsunami. He was 25. Weber and some friends were talking...


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...