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Filed Under: Education | National
Tulalip Tribes grieving after school shooting leaves three dead (10/27)
The shooter was identified as a 14-year-old tribal member. At least two other tribal members remain hospitalized.

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: Arts & Entertainment | National
Blackfeet actress Misty Upham found dead after going missing (10/17)
The 32-year-old actress had gone missing from a relative's home on the Muckleshoot Reservation earlier this month.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Crosscut to present special award to late activist Billy Frank Jr. (10/16)
Billy Frank died in May 2014 after dedicating his life to protecting the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.

Filed Under: Opinion
Matt Remle: Community unites to start Indigenous Peoples' Day (10/14)
Explaining how Indigenous Peoples' Day came about in Seattle, Washington.

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: National
Largest city in Washington welcomes Indigenous Peoples' Day (10/07)
Tribal leaders and members from across the state pushed for the resolution.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Washington city could turn Columbus Day into Coast Salish Day (10/02)
Roxanne Murphy, a member of the Nooksack Tribe who serves on the city council in Bellingham, came up with the idea.

Filed Under: Business | Law
9th Circuit rejects treaty claims of Indian tobacco manufacturer (09/26)
Ruling is the latest setback to the King Mountain Tobacco Company, a privately owned enterprise on the reservation.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Colville Tribes participate in repatriation ceremony in Canada (09/22)
Remains of a 10,000-year-old ancestor were exposed earlier this year in British Columbia.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Ron Allen: Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe keeps workers engaged (09/22)
Ron Allen, the chairman of the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, shares the results of the first survey of tribal employees.

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: Law
Vice chairman from Nisqually Tribe appears in court in theft case (09/09)
William Frank allegedly withdrew money from the tribe's bank accounts and put it in his own account.

Filed Under: Business | Politics
BSPR: Tobacco firm on Yakama Nation fights federal government (09/08)
A tobacco company based on the Yakama Nation in Washington was just told to pay $58 million in federal taxes.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Judge tells tobacco firm on Yakama Nation to pay $58M in taxes (09/05)
The King Mountain Tobacco Company cited the Yakama Treaty of 1855 and the General Allotment Act in a bid to gain a tax exemption.

Filed Under: National
City leaders in Seattle postpone vote on Indigenous Peoples' Day (09/03)
The city council was set to approve the resolution at a meeting on Tuesday but members postponed the vote after Mayor Ed Murray requested a delay.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Lummi Nation brings totem pole to fight Keystone (09/03)
Members of the Lummi Nation opposing the Northern Gateway Pipeline in Canada brought a totem pole to South Dakota to launch an alliance of land-based organizations to oppose construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: It's past time for tribal leaders to govern the nation (09/01)
Indian Country has a number of really interesting candidates this cycle, folks who are running at all levels of government.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
9th Circuit hears case over Yakama Nation tobacco manufacturer (08/29)
The King Mountain Tobacco Company is citing the 1855 Yakama Treaty to protect its right to market goods without state interference.

Filed Under: Sports
KPLU: Spokane Tribe maintains close ties with baseball franchise (08/29)
The Spokane Tribe has been working closely with the Spokane Indians baseball team for several years, putting the Salish language on jerseys this season.

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