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Filed Under: Environment
Warm Springs Tribes welcome early start to huckleberry season (07/28)
The tribe retains a treaty right to gather huckleberries on public lands.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Nez Perce Tribe helps bring healing to Oregon town (07/17)
The Nez Perce have returned as a cultural and economic force, after working with whites in the area to purchase land at the edge of the Wallowa River.

Filed Under: National
Youth from Umatilla Tribes inspired after White House gathering (07/14)
Participants said hearing from First Lady Michelle Obama was a highlight of the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Riders from Klamath Tribes complete 250-mile journey to capitol (06/24)
Tribal members say their leaders are ignoring their concerns about the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Appropriations report sounds alarm about land-into-trust agenda (06/15)
The top Democrat on the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee is refusing to support the funding package.

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: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Colonizers of Indian land now viewed as saints (06/08)
From the viewpoint of the original nations overrun by the trajectory of empire, the Pioneer Mother is a colonizing mother.

Filed Under: Law | National
Siletz Tribe becomes latest to join marriage equality movement (06/04)
The council took action after tribal members overwhelmingly said they favored a change in laws.

Filed Under: Environment
Coquille Tribe completes acquisition of 3,200 acres of forestland (05/28)
The Sek-wet-se Forest is part of the tribe's ancestral territory.

Filed Under: Business
Coquille Tribe names executive at economic development entity (05/27)
Judy Metcalf has worked on business, gaming and land-into-trust projects at the Coquille Economic Development Corporation.

Filed Under: Education | National
Grande Ronde Tribes await decision on flying flag at high school (05/22)
The school board has come up a flag policy -- seen as a first step towards a decision -- but it was apparently developed without tribal consultation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Coquille Tribe hosts National Indian Timber Symposium in June (05/21)
The Intertribal Timber Council organizes the annual event, set for June 8-1 at the Mill Casino Hotel and RV Park in Oregon.

Filed Under: Education | National
School doesn't want to display flag from Grand Ronde Tribes (05/15)
Chairman Reyn Leno wants to know why the Willamina school board has balked at a seemingly-simple request.

Filed Under: Law
Klamath Tribes hold swearing in ceremony for new chief judge (05/12)
Jeremy Brave-Heart plans to expand the tribe's juvenile justice program.

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: Law | National
BIA hopes to implement new ICWA regulation by end of year (05/08)
Public comments are due by May 19 on a rule that seeks to ensure compliance by state courts and child welfare agencies.

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.

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