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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.

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.

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