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Filed Under: Environment | National
Nez Perce Tribe seeks update to historic trail from 1877 journey (09/11)
Chief Joseph led his people across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana to avoid being forced onto a reservation.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI expands Cobell buy-back program to four more reservations (09/08)
Since the program started last winter, DOI has successfully concluded $103 million in transactions and has transferred nearly 265,000 acres to tribal governments.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
Chief Allan: Coeur d'Alene Tribe looking to adjudicate water rights (09/05)
Chairman Chief Allan of the Coeut d'Alene Tribe explains why the tribe is seeking to quantify its water rights.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Nez Perce Tribe defends its homeland from big energy (08/21)
Writer discusses how the Nez Perce Tribe stopped big energy from shipping megaloads through its reservation in Idaho.

Filed Under: Environment
Coeur d'Alene Tribe allows megaload truck through reservation (08/15)
The state approved the shipment but didn't inform the tribe ahead of time, a spokesperson said.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Chief Pocatello forced to live on reservation in Idaho (08/11)
Writer reflects on the life of Chief Pocatello, a Shoshone leader who signed the Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
County claims Nez Perce Tribe owes over $325K in garbage fees (08/05)
The county says the tribe should have received bills for the last 28 years.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (07/29)
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (07/29)
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Filed Under: Environment
KUOW: Coeur d'Alene Tribe cleans meth houses with EPA funds (07/28)
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe received $200,000 to clean up houses that were contaminated by methamphetamine.

Filed Under: National
Coeur d'Alene Tribe finds racist graffiti left on historical marker (07/15)
Someone wrote 'White Power' and 'Die Indians' on a sign on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law
BIA orders city to vacate land that belongs to Nez Perce Tribe (07/15)
City claims it acquired disputed property in a trade with a non-Indian company.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Brooklyn Baptiste: Tribal fishery programs show great success (06/24)
Brooklyn Baptiste, the chairman of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, urges the Northwest Power and Conservation Council to respect tribal fishery programs.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't hear appeal filed by Indian tobacco firm (06/23)
Native Wholesale Supply Company was fighting efforts to comply with state laws in Idaho and California.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Coeur d'Alene Tribe waiting on appraisals for Cobell buy-back (06/13)
Tribal members will see a total of $4.1 million if they accept offers from the Interior Department.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI allocates $4.1M on Cobell buy-back for Coeur d'Alene Tribe (06/11)
Tribe is holding meetings this month to inform landowners about the program.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI enters Cobell buy-back agreements with three more tribes (05/29)
Coeur D’Alene Tribe, Umatilla Tribes and Gila River Tribes are latest to sign agreements.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Don't mess with successes of Northwest treaty tribes (05/28)
Newspaper warns Northwest Power and Conservation Council not to upset salmon recovery efforts by treaty tribes.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (05/21)
Bills address land-into-trust, Native youth, water rights, Alaska Native safety and energy development.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (05/19)
Seven bills are on the agenda while the hearing will focus on Indian education.

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