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Filed Under: Environment
Burns Paiute Tribe investigates fire that destroyed two bulidings (04/23)
Fire crews were able to prevent the blaze from spreading to additional buildings at the tribal headquarters.

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: Health | National
Grande Ronde Tribes celebrate grand opening for food pantry (04/10)
The Iskam MǝkhMǝk-Haws, which means The House Where You Get Food in the Chinuk Wawa language, is a partnership with the Marion-Polk Food Share.

Filed Under: National | Sports
City bars decorations on statue of rodeo star Jackson Sundown (04/10)
A woman who claims she is a descendant of the Nez Perce legend started decorating the statue but the tribal chairman wasn't happy with her displays.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe plans roundup of horses (04/10)
Animal rights groups are questioning a proposal to gather as many as 2,000 horses on federal land surrounding the reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Warm Springs Tribes consider marijuana as economic opportunity (04/09)
Marijuana is legal in Oregon for recreational use and the tribe might be able to enter the budding industry.

Filed Under: Politics
Warm Springs Tribes suspend treasurer amid financial concerns (03/17)
Former treasurer-secretary Jake Suppah claims the tribe is about to run out of money for key programs and for per capita payments.

Filed Under: Education | National
Education Department cites increase in Indian graduation rate (03/16)
During the 2012-2013 school year, 69.7 percent of Indian students finished high school, an improvement from the two years prior.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribes in pilot project filed 26 VAWA cases against non-Indians (03/10)
The 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act recognizes the 'inherent power' of tribes to prosecute non-Indians.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Indian skateboarding exhibit travels to Umatilla Tribes museum (03/05)
The Tamástslikt Cultural Institute is hosting 'Ramp It Up' from March 14 to May 25.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Klamath Tribes aid investigation into stolen artifacts in Oregon (02/26)
The items were take from graves and from other archaeological sites that were exposed by a prolonged drought in the Klamath Basin.

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: Business | Law | National
Red Lake Nation to hold community meetings on legal marijuana (02/09)
Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. is warning that the process will move slowly.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Warm Springs Tribes play host to unmanned drone test grounds (01/30)
The tribe is part of a partnership with the states of Oregon, Alaska and Hawaii.

Filed Under: National
JPR: Cow Creek Band thrives despite broken government treaty (01/12)
The Cow Creek Band has prospered despite a broken treaty and being subject to termination.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Umatilla Tribes acquire 4K acres with Cobell buy-back program (12/23)
Individual Indians have accepted $4.16 million for their fractionated interests on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bill to address land issues for tribes in Oregon (12/12)
The bill benefits the Grand Ronde Tribes, the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Tribes, the Cow Creek Band, the Siletz Tribes and the Coquille Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Editorial: Work with Burns Paiute Tribe on land-into-trust bid (11/21)
The tribe wants 29,000 acres placed in trust as part of its wildlife mitigation efforts.

Filed Under: Environment
NWPR: Tribes take steps to control growing herds of wild horses (10/30)
Northwest Public Radio reports on efforts by tribes to control the growing wild horse populations on their reservations in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

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.

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