Tribal canoes. Photo: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a new year surprise to Indian Country by agreeing to hear a closely-watched treaty rights dispute from Washington. The development has tribal leaders calling for an agreement to head off a potentially bad decision.
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