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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Colville Tribes schedule June 13 referendum on legal marijuana (04/21)
Although the outcome won't be binding, the result will help tribal leaders determine whether to move forward with legalization efforts.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US Capitol (04/13)
The governor of Idaho is staking a claim to the Nez Perce leader while Oregon considers him as its representative in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Law
Elderly member of Colville Tribes seriously injured in hit and run (01/29)
Isaac Wak Wak, who is in his 70s, was hit by a car as he was leaving the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver.

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: 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: 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: 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: Education | National
Recruiter from Spokane Tribe's college selected for Peirone Prize (08/28)
Randy Ramos was selected for his tireless efforts to promote higher education among Native Americans.

Filed Under: Politics
Former Colville chair Joe Pakootas wins Democratic nomination (08/06)
Pakootas will face incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris, a Republican, in the general election.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Al Jazeera: Joe Pakootas in longshot campaign for Congress (08/04)
Al Jazeera follows Joe Pakootas, a former chairman of the Colville Tribes, on the campaign trail.

Filed Under: Politics
Colville Tribes choose Jim Boyd as leader for business council (07/11)
Jim Boyd rises to the top post after serving as vice chairman.

Filed Under: National
Radio and entertainment legend Casey Kasem passes on at 82 (06/16)
Icon died in Washington, where he had been living since early May.

Filed Under: Education
WSU News: BIA students visit campus to learn about science (05/01)
Students from Paschal Sherman Indian School will visit Washington State University to learn more about science, technology, engineering and math.

Filed Under: Opinion
Wendell George: Little Joe connects with his tribal heritage (04/22)
Wendell George, a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes of Washington, shares the story of Little Joe.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Markwayne Mullin faces ethics probe for business dealings (03/25)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) faces an ethics probe for continuing to work on his plumbing business while drawing a taxpayer salary in Congress.

Filed Under: Opinion
Wendell George: Native Americans show respect for gravesites (03/24)
Wendell George, a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes of Washington, explains why Native people remain connected to ancestral sites.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Jamie Gua: Inspiring success in our Native American students (03/19)
Jamie Gua, a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes who teaches on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, touts the benefits of Teach for America.

Filed Under: Politics
KPLU: Colville leader Joe Pakootas launches run for House seat (02/28)
Joe Pakootas, the head of economic development for the Colville Tribes of Washington, hopes to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R).

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Vice chairman of Colville Tribes resigns following arrest for rape (02/20)
Ernest Brooks III, the vice chairman of the Colville Tribes of Washington, resigned after being arrested on a rape charge.

Filed Under: Politics
Joe Pakootas, former Colville chair, launches run for House seat (02/19)
Joe Pakootas, a former chairman of the Colville Tribes of Washington, is running for Congress.

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