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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.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Crosscut to present special award to late activist Billy Frank Jr. (10/16)
Billy Frank died in May 2014 after dedicating his life to protecting the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.

Filed Under: Opinion
Matt Remle: Community unites to start Indigenous Peoples' Day (10/14)
Explaining how Indigenous Peoples' Day came about in Seattle, Washington.

Filed Under: Recognition
Chinook Nation opposes federal recognition bill for fellow tribe (10/08)
The Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe are seeking to be regain recognition after being listed in a termination law in 1954.

Filed Under: National
Largest city in Washington welcomes Indigenous Peoples' Day (10/07)
Tribal leaders and members from across the state pushed for the resolution.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Washington city could turn Columbus Day into Coast Salish Day (10/02)
Roxanne Murphy, a member of the Nooksack Tribe who serves on the city council in Bellingham, came up with the idea.

Filed Under: Business | Law
9th Circuit rejects treaty claims of Indian tobacco manufacturer (09/26)
Ruling is the latest setback to the King Mountain Tobacco Company, a privately owned enterprise on the reservation.

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: Business | Opinion
Ron Allen: Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe keeps workers engaged (09/22)
Ron Allen, the chairman of the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, shares the results of the first survey of tribal employees.

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