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Filed Under: Law
Alaska Native man stabbed to death at Yakama Nation home (06/23)
Donald Edwards, 42, was attacked at a Father’s Day barbecue on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Genetic analysis confirms Kennewick Man was Native American (06/18)
'We have always maintained the belief that the Ancient One was one of us,' Colville Tribes Chairman Jim Boyd said.

Filed Under: Law | National
Event commemorates 160th anniversary of Walla Walla council (06/11)
Thousands of tribal leaders and members gathered from May 29 through June 11 in 1855 to negotiate treaties.

Filed Under: Law | National
Yakama Nation to celebrate anniversary of treaty signed in 1855 (06/03)
The weekend's events come as the tribe asserts authority over business and local governments within reservation boundaries.

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Yakama Nation woman sentenced to 10 years for child abuse (05/21)
Kai Martinez admitted she abused her twin 8-year-old daughters, starving them in the process.

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Marijuana seen as new frontier in tribal economic development (04/23)
Tribes in California, Washington, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Oregon, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Arizona and Oklahoma have expressed interest in revising their laws and policies towards marijuana.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Anthony Broadman: Court expands state powers on tribal land (03/20)
The Washington State Supreme Court wove new threads into the already tangled web of Washington partial P.L. 280 jurisprudence.

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Court allows prosecution of tribal member in registration case (03/19)
The Washington Supreme Court said a member of the Yakama Nation who lives on the Quinault Nation can't escape the state's reach.

Filed Under: Opinion
JoDe Goudy: Yakama Nation committed to well-being of children (03/12)
We will continue to monitor this situation carefully to ensure Desi’s safety, health and wellbeing.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't hear Yakama Nation treaty tobacco case (03/10)
The tribe argued that its treaty was interpreted without considering all of the evidence of the facts.

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Yakama Nation woman fights tribe for custody of 12-year-old (03/04)
The tribe is reportedly objecting to surgery for the boy.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Yakama Nation hunter convicted of one count in treaty case (02/16)
Delbert Loren Wheeler said he had a right to be on federal land under the Yakama Treaty of 1855.

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Red Lake Nation to hold community meetings on legal marijuana (02/09)
Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. is warning that the process will move slowly.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Fifteen charged over theft of Yakama Nation scholarship money (01/29)
Federal prosecutors said $179,000 was stolen from the program.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Oneida Nation and Yakama Nation in football championship wager (01/16)
The Oneidas accepted a challenge from the Yakamas and some big stakes are on the table.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Yakama Nation man faces trial for driving in federal wildlife refuge (01/07)
Delbert Loren Wheeler is citing the Yakama Treaty of 1855 as a defense against the charges.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Defense measure opens sacred site in Washington to the public (12/15)
The Yakama Nation is in court in hopes of preventing public tours at the sacred Rattlesnake Mountain.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Editorial: Yakama Nation and state must address gas tax issue (12/05)
Some gas stations on the reservation are selling to non-Indians without imposing a state tax.

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: 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.

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