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Filed Under: Environment | National
Pacific Northwest tribes 'very worried' about future of salmon (07/31)
Drought conditions, climate change and disease are threatening the existence of one of the most important tribal food items.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Incorporate Native knowledge into management (05/11)
Native ways of knowing don't always square with Western science, but they're rooted in millennia of culture and experience.

Filed Under: Environment
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe runs into opposition to fish hatchery (04/22)
A lawsuit that was filed by an environmental group claims the tribe's fish are harming wild fish.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes committed to fight against mine (02/18)
Bristol Bay is a unique and valuable treasure that cannot be put at risk.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | Law | National | Politics
EPA decision anticipated on mine opposed by Alaska Natives (02/16)
The Pebble Mine would be one of the largest gold-mining operations in the world.

Filed Under: Environment
Suquamish Tribe shares fish from hatchery at annual giveaway (10/21)
People lined up on Monday for free fish from the Grovers Creek Hatchery.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
California tribes support release of water to benefit salmon runs (08/28)
The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe pushed for the release of more water.

Filed Under: Opinion
Don Gentry: Agreements protect sovereignty of Klamath Tribes (08/07)
Don Gentry, the chairman of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon, explains the need for S.2379, the Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act.

Filed Under: Opinion
Andre Cramblit: Dams pose threat to survival of the Karuk Tribe (08/06)
Andre Cramblit, a member of the Karuk Tribe, calls for the removal of dams on the Salmon and Klamath rivers.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Yurok Tribe combats illegal marijuana farms on reservation (07/22)
The farms are damaging sacred sites, harming salmon runs and depleting the water supply.

Filed Under: Environment
Nisqually Tribe enters agreement to open new park with state (06/04)
Site is close to the birthplace of Chief Leschi.

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: Opinion
Mark Trahant: Billy Frank Jr. was a rebel who was always happy (05/08)
Because of Billy Frank, Jr., the salmon survive today and have returned to streams where they were once extinct.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Removal of dam benefits Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (05/08)
Writer argues for the removal of more dams across the nation, citing the benefits seen by the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe in Washington.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Nation mourns passing of treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr. (05/06)
Tribal, federal and state officials across the country are mourning the passing of treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.

Filed Under: National
Treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr. passes away at age of 83 (05/05)
Billy Frank Jr., a member of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington who defended the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest, died today.

Filed Under: Environment | National
EPA takes step that could block mine opposed by Alaska Natives (03/03)
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to protect a salmon fishery in Alaska, a move that could spell the end of a huge mine opposed by Native villages and corporations.

Filed Under: Environment | National
EPA finds major risk in mine opposed by Alaska Natives (01/16)
The controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska poses a significant risk to salmon and the Alaska Native way of life, the Environmental Protection Agency said.

Filed Under: Environment
KUOW: Yakama Nation center gives salmon a fighting chance (10/24)
The Yakama Nation of Washington is helping fish come back to the Columbia River.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
OPB: Swinomish Tribe wins decision in Washington water case (10/04)
Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on a victory for the Swinomish Tribe in a water dispute in Washington.

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