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Indian Country bills face time crunch as Congress winds down
Indian Country bills face time crunch as Congress winds down (December 14, 2018)

Time is running out for tribes to see action on their legislative agenda as lawmakers prepare to wrap up the 115th session of Congress.


Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance more bills
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance more bills (November 26, 2018)

Three symbolic resolutions and three substantive bills are advancing as the clock winds down on the 115th Congress.


High Country News: Northwest tribes in fight against fossil fuels
High Country News: Northwest tribes in fight against fossil fuels (March 28, 2018)

Two Pacific Northwest conflicts exemplify a union between tribal nations and anti-fossil fuel advocates.


Cronkite News: Tribal leaders focus on marijuana industry at conference in Arizona
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders focus on marijuana industry at conference in Arizona (September 22, 2017)

Tribal leaders discussed the potential opening of legal marijuana businesses on tribal lands at the National Indian Gaming Association conference.


WNV: Puyallup Tribe enters battle against natural gas terminal in Washington
WNV: Puyallup Tribe enters battle against natural gas terminal in Washington (August 16, 2017)

Around 250 people, mostly women, carried banners and sang with drummers while marching through the streets of Tacoma, Washington, on August 8.


Member of Puyallup Tribe threatens to buck Hillary Clinton pledge
Member of Puyallup Tribe threatens to buck Hillary Clinton pledge (October 12, 2016)

Robert Satiacum Jr. was a supporter of Bernie Sanders and isn't happy with his party's nominee.


Puyallup Tribe interested in opening retail marijuana operation
Puyallup Tribe interested in opening retail marijuana operation (September 9, 2016)

The tribe might be converting an existing business in Washington into a retail store.


Puyallup Tribe acquires golf course within reservation boundaries
Puyallup Tribe acquires golf course within reservation boundaries (August 24, 2016)

The Washington tribe has reclaimed a portion of its reservation.


Puyallup Tribe updates compact in order to cultivate marijuana
Puyallup Tribe updates compact in order to cultivate marijuana (August 4, 2016)

The tribe operates a cannabis institute and will be growing marijuana to help with medical needs.


Puyallup Tribe works to keep language alive for new generations
Puyallup Tribe works to keep language alive for new generations (May 26, 2016)

The Puyallup Tribal Language Program and the University of Washington are hosting the first-ever Lushootseed Language Institute.


Puyallup Tribe welcomes World War II veteran home after 75 years
Puyallup Tribe welcomes World War II veteran home after 75 years (May 9, 2016)

Leonard R. Farron left home in 1942 to serve in World War II. He finally came back last week.


Member of Puyallup Tribe develops 'Teepee' tribal directory app
Member of Puyallup Tribe develops 'Teepee' tribal directory app (April 28, 2016)

Information about every federally recognized tribe in the United States is available in an app designed for Apple's iPhone and iPad.


Native push for Bernie Sanders fails to translate into more votes
Native push for Bernie Sanders fails to translate into more votes (March 24, 2016)

The visit by the Democratic presidential candidate to the Navajo Nation, though, helped focus attention to issues facing Indian Country.


Hillary Clinton meets tribes in Washington as campaign continues
Hillary Clinton meets tribes in Washington as campaign continues (March 23, 2016)

The Democratic presidential candidate was given a name in the Lushootseed language that means 'strong woman.'


Hundreds march in support of Puyallup woman killed by police officer
Hundreds march in support of Puyallup woman killed by police officer (March 17, 2016)

Jacqueline Salyers was shot and killed by a police officer in Tacoma, Washington, and her family is still seeking answers.


Family from Puyallup Tribe seeks justice over fatal police shooting
Family from Puyallup Tribe seeks justice over fatal police shooting (March 11, 2016)

A march seeks to draw more attention to the death of Jacqueline Salyers at the hands of a police officer in Tacoma, Washington.


Puyallup Tribe operates first cannabis institute in United States
Puyallup Tribe operates first cannabis institute in United States (March 3, 2016)

Medicine Creek Analytics in Fife, Washington, offers testing services for recreational and medical cannabis products


Puyallup Tribe signs marijuana compact with Washington state
Puyallup Tribe signs marijuana compact with Washington state (January 28, 2016)

The tribe is the third to sign an agreement with the state and is planning to open a marijuana testing facility in Fife.


Puyallup Tribe contributes $900K to five groups and non-profits
Puyallup Tribe contributes $900K to five groups and non-profits (December 17, 2015)

Beneficiaries included the Tahoma Indian Center, the Emergency Food Network and the Spirit of 12 group.


Puyallup Tribe set to debut first cancer clinic in Indian Country
Puyallup Tribe set to debut first cancer clinic in Indian Country (April 8, 2015)

The Salish Integrative Oncology Care Center will provide a range of treatments options, both conventional and traditional.


Puyallup Tribe to run first cancer care center in Indian Country
Puyallup Tribe to run first cancer care center in Indian Country (March 19, 2015)

The Salish Integrative Oncology Care Center will incorporate modern and traditional treatments.


Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage
Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage (October 20, 2014)

Korina Emmerich says her family can document its Puyallup ties despite not being enrolled with the tribe.


Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe
Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe (October 15, 2014)

A popular reality TV show now airing on the Lifetime Network includes one contestant that identifies as Native American, but she claims to be Puyallup and here is where the problem comes in.


Puyallup Tribe starts doctor residency program on reservation
Puyallup Tribe starts doctor residency program on reservation (August 6, 2014)

The tribe is taking advantage of a program in the Affordable Care Act that's due to expire next year.


Indian candidate denounces Ted Nugent during Wyoming trip
Indian candidate denounces Ted Nugent during Wyoming trip (August 4, 2014)

Rocker calls himself the 'best friend' to Native Americans at a Tea Party rally.


Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway
Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway (August 1, 2014)

Korina Emmerich said growing up in the powwow circuit continues to inspire her.


At least 10 tribes adopt laws to recognize same-sex mariage
At least 10 tribes adopt laws to recognize same-sex mariage (July 28, 2014)

The Coquille Tribe of Oregon was the first to go public with its equality marriage ordinance.


Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway
Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway (July 28, 2014)

Korina Emmerich is a member of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington.


Chairman Herman Dillon of Puyallup Tribe walks on at age of 82
Chairman Herman Dillon of Puyallup Tribe walks on at age of 82 (May 27, 2014)

Longtime leader presided over treaty rights victories and a land claim settlement.


Opinion: Puyallup Tribe prevails in per capita dispute with IRS
Opinion: Puyallup Tribe prevails in per capita dispute with IRS (May 6, 2014)

Accountant discusses case in which the Puyallup Tribe of Washington fought the Internal Revenue Service over a per capita issue.


Judge won't force Puyallup Tribe to comply with IRS levy request
Judge won't force Puyallup Tribe to comply with IRS levy request (April 14, 2014)

The Puyallup Tribe of Washington has prevailed in a taxation dispute with the Internal Revenue Service.


Puyallup Tribe concerned about work by cemetery on BIA land
Puyallup Tribe concerned about work by cemetery on BIA land (December 2, 2013)

The Puyallup Tribe of Washington is worried about construction work near a cemetery that's the resting place for generations of families.


NWPR: Washington tribes worried about dam killing salmon
NWPR: Washington tribes worried about dam killing salmon (August 30, 2013)

A dam in Washington is killing endangered and threatened runs of salmon.


9th Circuit won't reopen  Washington tribal  tobacco tax case
9th Circuit won't reopen Washington tribal tobacco tax case (January 15, 2013)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday issued an amended opinion in Miller v. Wright, a case that challenged the taxation powers of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington. In...


Federal agents raided at least two  smokeshops in Northwest
Federal agents raided at least two smokeshops in Northwest (September 21, 2012)

Agents from the Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives raided at least two Indian-owned smokeshops on Wednesday, according to news reports. The Fightin’ Creek...


Community mourning death of teen from Quinault Nation
Community mourning death of teen from Quinault Nation (April 12, 2012)

A young member of the Quinault Nation was found dead on Wednesday, just days before she was to take part in the popular Daffodil Festival in Puayllup, Washington. Alexandria Tyler...


Billy Frank: Treaties offer protection for traditional tribal  foods
Billy Frank: Treaties offer protection for traditional tribal foods (March 5, 2012)

"These short, cold, rainy and sometimes snowy days of winter always make me think about our treaties. It was during this time of year more than 150 years ago that...


No suspects into homicide of three-year-old Puyallup  boy
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No suspects into homicide of three-year-old Puyallup boy (April 21, 2011)

Authorities in Washington haven't identified any suspects in connection with the death of Zebidiah Izaya Ronald Pluff, who was a member of the member of the Puyallup Tribe. Pluff,...


Death of three-year-old Puyallup boy treated as   homicide
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Death of three-year-old Puyallup boy treated as homicide (April 20, 2011)

Authorities are treating the death of a three-year-old member of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington as a homicide. Zebidiah Izaya Ronald Pluff died on April 13. The autopsy listed...