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Filed Under: Education | National
University to cover murals that depict lynching of Indian man (06/26)
One mural shows a shirtless Indian man, with his back turned, kneeling by a noose. Two White stand next to him with guns.

Filed Under: National
Tribes awarded grants to assist veterans with housing and jobs (06/24)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe received $200,000 and the Nez Perce Tribe received $154,356.

Filed Under: Law | National
Event commemorates 160th anniversary of Walla Walla council (06/11)
Thousands of tribal leaders and members gathered from May 29 through June 11 in 1855 to negotiate treaties.

Filed Under: Business
Nez Perce Tribe announces new chief executive for business arm (06/05)
Joe Pakootas served in a similar role for the Colville Tribes of Washington.

Filed Under: Education
First Shoshone-Bannock Tribes member earns doctoral degree (05/14)
Cleve Davis received his doctoral degree in science from the University of Idaho.

Filed Under: Environment
Nez Perce Tribe bars members from selling treaty fish harvest (05/12)
The ban applies to hatchery and wild salmon caught within the tribe's treaty territory.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Listen to Nez Perce Tribe on megaload shipments (05/11)
For over five years, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has worked to impose a terrible pet idea of his on the Nez Perce Tribe: to make U.S. 12 a high-and-wide corridor for football field-sized megaloads.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes seek consultation on status of Yellowstone grizzly bear (05/01)
Tribes in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho are worried about the potential removal of the bear from the protections of the Endangered Species Act.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Coeur d'Alene Tribe takes proactive approach in diabetes fight (04/28)
The tribe is screening more people and introducing healthier foods as part of its effort to combat the disease.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US Capitol (04/13)
The governor of Idaho is staking a claim to the Nez Perce leader while Oregon considers him as its representative in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Crow Tribe maintains right to hunt on off-reservation treaty land (04/09)
The state of Wyoming is citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 1896 as justification for pursuing tribal members who hunt on ceded lands.

Filed Under: Politics
Interview: Indian lawmaker Paulette Jordan on political career (03/11)
When you're connected to my land, you're connected to my belief that I want to see your life get better.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Indian tobacco company rebuffed in another dispute with state (03/02)
Native Wholesale Supply Company has lost battles with Oklahoma, California and Idaho.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Deadlines approaching for over $100M in land buy-back offers (02/24)
Landowners on five reservations in five states are facing deadlines in March and April.

Filed Under: Law
Women plead guilty to theft from Coeur d'Alene Tribe's business (02/04)
The defendants stole cash and checks totaling approximately $22,650 from the Benewah Market.

Filed Under: Environment
Officials in Idaho won't try to find a new name for 'Squaw Butte' (01/22)
The community voiced near unanimous opposition to any changes.

Filed Under: Law
Nez Perce Tribe fires judge who was accused of insubordination (01/09)
Bruce Plackowski was in the second year of a four-year contract with the tribe.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI makes $9M in buy-back offers on Coeur d'Alene Reservation (12/17)
Offers were sent to more than 400 landowners. The deadline to accept is February 2, 2015.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes see success with two bills in Congress (12/17)
A boundary resolution bill has already been signed into law and a land-into-trust bill awaits President Obama's signature.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House advances two bills to benefit Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (12/03)
One bill resolves a boundary dispute while the other ensures certain tribal land acquisitions are placed in trust.

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