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Filed Under: Environment | Law
Yakama Nation sues to put a stop to tours on sacred mountain (04/24)
The Yakama Nation of Washington is suing the federal government to stop public tours on the sacred Rattlesnake Mountain.

Filed Under: Cobell | Law | Trust
US Judgment Fund used to pay out out tribal trust settlements (03/10)
The federal government's Judgment Fund has been used to pay out a slew of tribal trust fund settlements.

Filed Under: Law | National
Yakama Nation objects to sale of marijuana on ceded lands (02/06)
The Yakama Nation of Washington has filed hundreds of objections to the sale of marijuana within its treaty-ceded territory.

Filed Under: Law | National
Al Jazeera: Washington tribes dispute state's marijuana law (01/28)
Al Jazeera reports on Washington Initiative 502, which authorizes the use and possession of marijuana in limited circumstances, and its affect on tribes.

Filed Under: Law
Yakama Nation seeks to retake authority from Washington (01/21)
The Yakama Nation is set to reclaim authority from the state of Washington after more than 50 years of living under Public Law 280.

Filed Under: Law | National
Yakama Nation opposes marijuana on treaty ceded land (01/13)
The Yakama Nation of Washington is objecting to marijuana operations on 12 million acres of treaty-ceded territory.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Yakama Nation reaches sensible agreement on gas tax (12/03)
Newspaper praises Yakama Nation for reaching gas tax agreement with the state of Washington.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Yakama Nation senior known as 'Big Tone' on the football field (11/18)
A high school senior from the Yakama Nation of Washington is creating headlines for his prowess on the football field.

Filed Under: Opinion
Yakama Nation: Judge made right call on horse slaughtering (11/13)
Yakama Nation Chairman Harry Smiskin and Virgil Lewis, the chairman of the tribe's Fish and Wildlife Committee, discuss litigation over horse slaughtering facilities.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge clears way for opening of horse slaughtering facilities (11/04)
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the opening of horse slaughtering facilities.

Filed Under: Law | National
Yakama Nation won't recognize marijuana law in Washington (10/29)
The Yakama Nation won't recognize the state of Washington's recreational marijuana law.

Filed Under: Environment
KUOW: Yakama Nation center gives salmon a fighting chance (10/24)
The Yakama Nation of Washington is helping fish come back to the Columbia River.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Yakama Nation shares per capita from trust fund settlement (10/14)
The Yakama Nation of Washington shared its trust fund settlement with its members but the amount of the per capita payment was not reported.

Filed Under: Environment
Designation recognizes tribal significance of Mount St. Helens (09/19)
The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington is hailing the inclusion of Mount St. Helens on the National Register of Historic Places.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Yakama Nation struggling to deal with wild horse population (09/11)
The Yakama Nation of Washington is struggling to manage wild horse herds on the reservation.

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