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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.

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.

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