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Filed Under: Law | National
At least 10 tribes adopt laws to recognize same-sex mariage (07/28)
The Coquille Tribe of Oregon was the first to go public with its equality marriage ordinance.

Filed Under: National
KPLU: Quileute Tribe welcomes man who was rescued in 2010 (07/23)
Members of the Quileute Tribe of Washington rescued former U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Lance Leone after a helicopter crash four years ago.

Filed Under: Law | National
More people turn in human remains to Washington authorities (07/21)
The well-publicized discovery of an Indian child's remains in a donation box has prompted other people to turn in bones.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Blackfeet Nation basketball standout joins Washington college (07/17)
Braylee Stone said she was influenced by her mother and other women players on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tulalip Tribes prosecutor gets expanded authority under VAWA (07/15)
The tribe will work closely federal prosecutors on domestic violence matters.

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: Law
Goodwill store in Washington finds skull of Indian child in a box (07/09)
Authorities are seeking more information in hopes of returning the skull to a tribal for reburial.

Filed Under: National | Trust
BIA approves land-into-trust application for Stillaguamish Tribe (07/08)
The property includes the new home of the tribe's natural resources department.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Washington counties owe millions for illegal tax on reservations (07/07)
County is sending $5 million in refunds to businesses like Wal-Mart and Home Depot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Chris Stevens was heroic ambassador of Chinooks (07/07)
Steve Russell pays tribute to slain U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens, who was a member of the Chinook Nation.

Filed Under: Recognition
Radio: Chinook Nation challenges federal recognition proposal (07/02)
Proposed change could allow a rival tribe to veto the submission of a new petition.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ernie Stevens: Tribute to late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank (07/02)
Ernie Stevens Jr., the chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, pays tribute to the late Billy Frank Jr.

Filed Under: National
Teen from Skokomish Tribe killed in rifle incident on reservation (06/26)
Ciqala Miller, 14, was killed at his home on the reservation. A 13-year-old boy faces a manslaughter charge.

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: 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: Opinion
Cynthia Iyall: Billy Frank will be heard for generations to come (06/16)
Cynthia Iyall, the chairwoman of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington, pays tribute to the late Billy Frank Jr.

Filed Under: Law
Court tells Nooksack Tribe to stop disenrollment proceedings (06/13)
Tribe told to submit disenrollment ordinance to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Environment
Nisqually Tribe enters agreement to open new park with state (06/04)
Site is close to the birthplace of Chief Leschi.

Filed Under: Law
Nooksack Tribe attempts to resume disenrollment proceedings (06/04)
Tribal court had put a stop to disenrollments but some people are receiving notices of removal.

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

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