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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.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: Terminated Oregon Indians deserve full recognition (06/09)
Confederation of Chetco and Tututni Indians are seeking to be restored to federal recognition.

Filed Under: Environment
JPR: Umatilla Tribes tap wind power for museum on reservation (06/02)
The Umatilla Tribes of Oregon installed the first wind turbine on the reservation at the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute.

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: National
Coquille Tribe mourns passing of longtime Chief Kenneth Tanner (05/27)
Tribe is about to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its federal recognition.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sets agenda for Cobell buy-back listening session on May 29 (05/23)
Deputy Secretary Michael Connor will lead the session in Portland, Oregon.

Filed Under: Law | National
Siletz Tribes plan to hold advisory vote on same-sex marriages (05/20)
The move comes after a federal judge struck down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI targets 21 reservations for next phase of Cobell buy-back (05/16)
So far, Indian landowners have accepted $61.2 million for their fractionated interests.

Filed Under: Environment
Blog: Oregon tribe joins partnership to protect ocean resources (05/07)
The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians in Oregon are part of the West Coast Marine Planning Tribal Partnership.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI to hold listening session on Cobell land buy-back program (04/30)
The Interior Department will hold a listening session next month on the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Filed Under: Law
Tribal sex offender who failed to register arrested in California (04/25)
A sex offender who failed to register with the Warm Springs Tribes of Oregon has been arrested in California.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
JPR: Klamath Tribes ask Congress to approve water deal (04/18)
The Klamath Tribes of Oregon have signed off on the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement and now Congressional approval is needed.

Filed Under: National
NPR: Grand Ronde Tribes moving to disenroll descendants of chief (04/01)
NPR reports on a disenrollment effort within the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon.

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