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Filed Under: Recognition
Chinook Nation opposes federal recognition bill for fellow tribe (10/08)
The Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe are seeking to be regain recognition after being listed in a termination law in 1954.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Treaty rights prevail in Oregon coal terminal decision (09/25)
Author Paul VanDevelder calls decision to deny coal terminal in Oregon a victory for treaty rights.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI offers $9.4M for Cobell buy-backs on Umatilla Reservation (09/16)
The offers were made to nearly 1,800 landowners, who have until October 31 to respond.

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: Recognition
Bill introduced to extend recognition to Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe (08/20)
The Clatsop-Nehalem Restoration Act was introduced on July 28.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes hail Oregon decision to deny permit for coal export project (08/19)
The Oregon Department of State Lands said an energy company failed to address the impacts on tribal fishing sites.

Filed Under: Politics
Cow Creek Band gives to Democratic and Republican candidates (08/15)
The tribe donated $50,000 to Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) and $10,000 to state Rep. Dennis Richardson (R).

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Oregon won't pursue charges against Yakama Nation fishermen (08/07)
Two tribal members were cited for fishing lamprey out of season but they asserted their treaty rights.

Filed Under: Opinion
Don Gentry: Agreements protect sovereignty of Klamath Tribes (08/07)
Don Gentry, the chairman of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon, explains the need for S.2379, the Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act.

Filed Under: Law | National
At least 10 tribes adopt laws to recognize same-sex mariage (07/28)
The Coquille Tribe of Oregon was the first to go public with its equality marriage ordinance.

Filed Under: Law | National
Grand Ronde Tribes disenroll 86 descendants of treaty signer (07/28)
The family members plan to pursue an appeal in tribal court.

Filed Under: Business
Oregon tribe plans major development at historic village site (07/24)
Tribal ancestors used to live in villages in what is now known as Hollering Place.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Oregon still working to rename dozens of 'squaw' place names (07/15)
Indian women convinced lawmakers to change the names but it's been a slow-moving process.

Filed Under: Environment
NWPR: Umatilla Tribes protest plans for coal shipping terminal (07/11)
The Umatilla Tribes say they won't accept money in exchange for supporting a coal export terminal in eastern Oregon.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
Chuck Sams: Umatilla Tribes sign Cobell land-buy back agreement (07/09)
Chuck Sams, the editor of the Confederated Umatilla Journal, reflects on his tribe's participation in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Filed Under: Health | National
Remains of Indian patients at infamous hospital being reburied (07/07)
The remains are among more than 3,500 that were discovered at the institution in 2005.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Oregon lawmaker keeps promise on Indian mascot law (07/01)
Newspaper praises Oregon lawmaker for helping pass Senate Bill 1509, which allows public schools to keep their mascots with tribal permission.

Filed Under: Law
Grand Ronde Tribes building up law enforcement department (06/12)
Tribal force will be taking on even more duties in the coming months.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI plans to spend $12M in buy-back funds for Umatilla Tribes (06/10)
The tribe has already identified 400 parcels of highly fractionated interests.

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