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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Defense measure opens sacred site in Washington to the public (12/15)
The Yakama Nation is in court in hopes of preventing public tours at the sacred Rattlesnake Mountain.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Quileute Tribe celebrates recovery of huge historic rock carving (12/11)
The rock depicts the slaying of the Red Lizard by K'wati, an important figure who turned the Quileutes from wolves to people.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sends $1.5M in buy-back offers on Squaxin Island Reservation (12/10)
Offers were made to more than 600 landowners as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Filed Under: National
Meet Native America: Chairman Rudy Peone of the Spokane Tribe (12/09)
The National Museum of the American Indian continues its Meet Native America series.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Colville Tribes appeals court dismisses trust fund settlement case (12/09)
The tribe received a $193 million settlement and distributed half on a per capita basis.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Editorial: Yakama Nation and state must address gas tax issue (12/05)
Some gas stations on the reservation are selling to non-Indians without imposing a state tax.

Filed Under: National
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe continues search for missing man (12/02)
Dean Harvey, 48, failed to return from a fishing excursion on November 25.

Filed Under: Education
First Nations Development Institute awards grants to colleges (11/28)
The Northwest Indian College and Chief Dull Knife College each received $90,000.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Editorial: Yakama Nation must disclose plans for clean water (11/25)
Newspaper calls on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Yakama Nation to meet soon to discuss the tribe's clean water plans.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jenny Durkan: Cop who killed Native man wasn't charged either (11/25)
In August 2010, a police officer shot and killed John Williams, a Native woodcarver.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Opinion
Editorial: Put end to 'futile' taxation dispute with Chehalis Tribe (11/19)
Newspaper calls on Thurston County in Washington to end its long-running taxation battle with the Chehalis Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Police shootings aren't just a 'people of color' issue (11/19)
Police shootings represent a trend that goes back several hundred years.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tulalip Tribes confront racism after school shooting (11/11)
A fatal school shooting in Washington brought out racist stereotypes of Native people.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Tim Ballew: Lummi Nation protects our land for the future (11/10)
The chairman of the Lummi Nation shares word of the award-winning Wetland and Habitat Mitigation Bank.

Filed Under: Education | National
Young member of Tulalip Tribes dies after school shooting (11/10)
The death came after tribe welcomed a survivor back to the reservation.

Filed Under: Education | National
Tulalip Tribes to meet Red Lake Nation delegation after tragedy (11/03)
Both tribes have experienced school shootings.

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: 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.

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