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Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians join fight against mine deal (12/09)
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act signed into law by Obama (09/29)
Tribal leaders call the new law a victory for self-determination and sovereignty.

Filed Under: Recognition
Chinook Nation preparing for another federal recognition battle (06/25)
Tribe could file a new petition under proposed changes at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Environment
Quinault Nation weighs move of village amid repairs to seawall (06/03)
Tribe faces threat of tsunami and rising tides.

Filed Under: Environment
Quinault Nation to reopen lake on reservation to non-Indians (04/16)
The Quinault Nation of Washington will reopen a lake on the reservation to non-Indians.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Train with oil derails north of Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation (01/03)
A train of oil-tank cars derailed in North Dakota on Monday, prompting a temporary evacuation of a town north of the Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Fawn Sharp: Tribes need more than an annual listening session (11/15)
Fawn Sharp, the president of the Quinault Nation of Washington, calls on President Barack Obama to engage in true nation-to-nation dialogue with tribes.

Filed Under: Politics
Recall petition seeks ouster of four top Quinault Nation leaders (11/06)
The four top leaders of the Quinault Nation of Washington are facing a recall.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribes in Washington manage their forest lands well (08/22)
Writers say tribes in Washington contribute to economy through their forest lands.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tribes hail White House Council on Native American Affairs (06/27)
Tribal leaders praised President Barack Obama for signing an executive order to establish the White House Council on Native American Affairs.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Tribes in Washington join coalition to fight coal export project (04/23)
Tribes in Washington are joining a coalition to fight a coal export project. The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, the Tulalip Tribes and the Lummi Nation are part of the Leadership...

Filed Under: Environment
Quinault Nation closes lake over concerns about water quality (04/17)
The Quinault Nation of Washington has closed Lake Quinault to non-tribal fishermen until further notice. The tribe is concerned about water quality in the lake. Pollution from septic waste has...

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
President of Quinault Nation to attend VAWA signing ceremony (03/05)
Fawn Sharp, the president of the Quinault Nation of Washington, will attend the signing of S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, on Thursday. Sharp was invited...

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribes praise passage of VAWA with tribal jurisdiction provision (03/01)
Tribal leaders from across the country hailed the passage of S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, on Thursday. For the first time, Congress has enacted a...

Filed Under: Education | Law | Sports
Quinault Nation files discrimination suit against four schools (02/26)
The Quinault Nation has filed a lawsuit against four public school districts, accusing them of discriminating against tribal athletes. The four schools dissolved the Coastal Conference after complaining about the...

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tribes hail nomination of Sally Jewell for Interior Department (02/07)
Tribal leaders welcomed the nomination of Sally Jewell, the chief executive officer of Recreational Equipment Inc., as the next Secretary of the the Interior Department. Jewell doesn't have much...

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribes hail passage of bill with disaster declaration provision (02/01)
Tribes across the nation are welcoming a new law that allows them to request disaster declarations directly from the federal government. Under the Stafford Act, only states can request declarations....

Filed Under: Opinion
Fawn Sharp: Daniel Inouye was a champion for Indian Country (12/20)
From the day Senator Daniel K. Inouye first stepped foot into Indian Country he has been known as a friend, a brother and a champion of our people—to all indigenous...

Filed Under: Recognition
Chinook Nation looking for support on federal recognition bill (11/28)
The Chinook Nation of Washington is hoping to gain more support for federal recognition in Congress. The tribe was recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at the end of...

Filed Under: National
History: Cowlitz Tribe opposed relocation to reservation in 1912 (06/12)
"On June 12, 1912, The Centralia Weekly Chronicle reported the Cowlitz Tribe did not want to move onto a reservation far from their homeland. “The Cowlitz Indians are opposed to...

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