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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes testimony on three bills at hearing
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes testimony on three bills at hearing (July 12, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to July schedule
Education | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to July schedule (June 29, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets on July 12 to consider bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.

Indian Country secures victory with end to long-running land case
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Indian Country secures victory with end to long-running land case (April 3, 2017)
After waiting more than 160 years and surviving numerous challenges, the Cowlitz Tribe has a permanent homeland in Washington state.

Grand Ronde Tribes secure approval of school mascot agreement
Education | National
Grand Ronde Tribes secure approval of school mascot agreement (March 24, 2017)
The Oregon tribe is working with public schools to address their use of Indian imagery and to include tribal history in the classrooms.

President Obama signs land bills for two tribes in Oregon into law
Politics | Trust
President Obama signs land bills for two tribes in Oregon into law (December 15, 2016)
The legislation makes it easier for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde to restore their homelands.

Congress passes long-awaited land bills for two tribes in Oregon
Politics | Trust
Congress passes long-awaited land bills for two tribes in Oregon (December 6, 2016)
The bills help the Siletz Tribes and the Grand Ronde Tribes restore their homelands.

Grand Ronde Tribes seek new judges after losing disenrollment dispute
Law | National
Grand Ronde Tribes seek new judges after losing disenrollment dispute (November 8, 2016)
The Oregon tribe is replacing three judges whose last ruling put an end to a long-running disenrollment dispute.

Descendants of treaty signer back on rolls of Grand Ronde Tribes
Law | National | Politics
Descendants of treaty signer back on rolls of Grand Ronde Tribes (October 6, 2016)
A dispute that helped draw nationwide attention to the disenrollment epidemic in Indian Country has resulted in victory.

Grand Ronde Tribes yet to add descendants of chief back to roll
Law | National
Grand Ronde Tribes yet to add descendants of chief back to roll (September 20, 2016)
The 86 descendants of Chief Tumulth won a major tribal court case more than a month ago.

Leader of Grand Ronde Tribes appears to concede loss in disenrollment case
Law | National
Leader of Grand Ronde Tribes appears to concede loss in disenrollment case (August 9, 2016)
The descendants of a chief who signed a tribal treaty won a landmark ruling in a case that has attracted national attention.

Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute takes new turn with court ruling
Law | National
Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute takes new turn with court ruling (August 8, 2016)
The descendants of a chief who signed an 1855 treaty are celebrating but the tribe's leader is already raising questions about the new decision.

Senate passes land-into-trust measures for two Oregon tribes
Politics | Trust
Senate passes land-into-trust measures for two Oregon tribes (July 15, 2016)
The bills benefit the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

DVIDS: Grand Ronde Tribes host local disaster training exercise
Environment | National
DVIDS: Grand Ronde Tribes host local disaster training exercise (July 1, 2016)
The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde emergency management team, community members, and local agencies took their baby steps as they participated in the Cascadia Rising Exercise on June 8.

House Natural Resources Committee holds markup on Indian bills
Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee holds markup on Indian bills (June 13, 2016)
The two bills address land-into-trust issues for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon and the Tule River Tribe in California.

David Lewis: Helping tribes in Oregon share their own histories
Education | Opinion
David Lewis: Helping tribes in Oregon share their own histories (May 18, 2016)
The Native people from this region were removed to reservations, and became an invisible population in Oregon for more than 100 years.

National campaign launched to stop tribal disenrollment epidemic
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National campaign launched to stop tribal disenrollment epidemic (February 9, 2016)
A prominent coalition of activists, artists and at least one elected tribal leader joined a campaign aimed at putting an end to the controversial practice.

Reyn Leno: Trust tribes to make decisions about 'Indian' mascots
Education | Opinion
Reyn Leno: Trust tribes to make decisions about 'Indian' mascots (February 2, 2016)
Be assured, the days of comic and denigrating representations of Native Americans are over.

Grand Ronde Tribes support 'Indians' mascot at public high school
Education
Grand Ronde Tribes support 'Indians' mascot at public high school (January 27, 2016)
The Oregon Board of Education has banned Indian imagery but schools can seek tribal permission to keep their symbols.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes two bills at meeting
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes two bills at meeting (November 18, 2015)
The bills address land-into-trust issues for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, both in Oregon

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets meeting and hearing
Education | National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets meeting and hearing (November 16, 2015)
Two land-into-trust bills for tribes in Oregon and three Indian education bills are on the agenda.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee weighs seven bills at hearing
Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee weighs seven bills at hearing (October 5, 2015)
All seven of the bills on the agenda focus on land-into-trust issues for tribes in California, Nevada and Oregon.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on seven bills
Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on seven bills (September 28, 2015)
All seven of the bills on the agenda focus on land-into-trust issues for tribes in California, Nevada and Oregon.

Turtle Talk removes briefs in Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute
Law | National
Turtle Talk removes briefs in Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute (September 10, 2015)
The tribe's attorneys were seeking contempt of court sanctions against a law firm and 86 descendants of a chief who signed an 1855 treaty.

Grande Ronde Tribes take another shot at descendants of chief
Law | National
Grande Ronde Tribes take another shot at descendants of chief (September 8, 2015)
Not only are 86 people being removed from the tribe, they are facing contempt of court sanctions for speaking out about their plight.

Appeal planned in Grand Ronde Tribes disenrollment dispute
Law | National
Appeal planned in Grand Ronde Tribes disenrollment dispute (September 3, 2015)
The 86 descendants of Chief Tumulth, who signed an 1855 treaty, will make their case in the tribe's appellate court.

Grand Ronde Tribes to disenroll 86 descendants of treaty signer
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Grand Ronde Tribes to disenroll 86 descendants of treaty signer (September 2, 2015)
The descendants of Chief Tumulth, who was executed a year after he signed an 1855 treaty, lost a tribal court challenge to their mass disenrollment.

Grand Ronde Tribes host annual economic development meeting
Business
Grand Ronde Tribes host annual economic development meeting (August 26, 2015)
The Oregon Coast Economic Summit features panels on tribal government and creating education opportunities for Native youth.

Appropriations report sounds alarm about land-into-trust agenda
Law | National | Politics | Trust
Appropriations report sounds alarm about land-into-trust agenda (June 15, 2015)
The top Democrat on the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee is refusing to support the funding package.

Grande Ronde Tribes await decision on flying flag at high school
Education | National
Grande Ronde Tribes await decision on flying flag at high school (May 22, 2015)
The school board has come up a flag policy -- seen as a first step towards a decision -- but it was apparently developed without tribal consultation.

School doesn't want to display flag from Grand Ronde Tribes
Education | National
School doesn't want to display flag from Grand Ronde Tribes (May 15, 2015)
Chairman Reyn Leno wants to know why the Willamina school board has balked at a seemingly-simple request.

Grande Ronde Tribes celebrate grand opening for food pantry
Health | National
Grande Ronde Tribes celebrate grand opening for food pantry (April 10, 2015)
The Iskam MǝkhMǝk-Haws, which means The House Where You Get Food in the Chinuk Wawa language, is a partnership with the Marion-Polk Food Share.

Patricia Paul: Overcoming hardships and becoming a tribal judge
Law | Opinion
Patricia Paul: Overcoming hardships and becoming a tribal judge (March 30, 2015)
As an individual who has experienced a tremendous loss in my life, I found that I can absorb the tragic stories of loss in the lives of others.

House approves bill to address land issues for tribes in Oregon
Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bill to address land issues for tribes in Oregon (December 12, 2014)
The bill benefits the Grand Ronde Tribes, the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Tribes, the Cow Creek Band, the Siletz Tribes and the Coquille Tribe.

David Wilkins: Finding some common ground on disenrollments
Opinion
David Wilkins: Finding some common ground on disenrollments (July 31, 2014)
Professor David E. Wilkins reflects on the disenrollment controversy within the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

Grand Ronde Tribes disenroll 86 descendants of treaty signer
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Grand Ronde Tribes disenroll 86 descendants of treaty signer (July 28, 2014)
The family members plan to pursue an appeal in tribal court.

Grand Ronde Tribes building up law enforcement department
Law
Grand Ronde Tribes building up law enforcement department (June 12, 2014)
Tribal force will be taking on even more duties in the coming months.

NPR:  Grand Ronde Tribes moving to disenroll descendants of chief
National
NPR: Grand Ronde Tribes moving to disenroll descendants of chief (April 1, 2014)
NPR reports on a disenrollment effort within the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon.

OPB: Grand Ronde Tribes to  remove descendants of treaty signer
National
OPB: Grand Ronde Tribes to remove descendants of treaty signer (March 25, 2014)
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon are moving to remove the descendants of a treaty signer from the rolls.

House approves measure to benefit Grand Ronde Tribes
Politics
House approves measure to benefit Grand Ronde Tribes (January 14, 2014)
By a voice vote, the House passed H.R.841, a bill to benefit the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon.

Grand Ronde Tribes to disenroll 79 descendants of treaty signer
Law | National
Grand Ronde Tribes to disenroll 79 descendants of treaty signer (December 9, 2013)
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon are planning to remove 79 people from the rolls.

OPB: Grand Ronde Tribes share history lessons with students
Education
OPB: Grand Ronde Tribes share history lessons with students (September 11, 2013)
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon have developed history lessons that will be taught at a local public school.

Grand Ronde Tribes sign up as investor in 'green' business
Business | Environment
Grand Ronde Tribes sign up as investor in 'green' business (August 29, 2013)
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon have invested in a 'green' technology business.

House Natural Resources Committee markup on Indian bills
Politics
House Natural Resources Committee markup on Indian bills (June 10, 2013)
The House Natural Resources Committee holds a markup this Wednesday on more than a dozen bills. Four Indian bills are on the agenda. They are: • H.R. 740, the Southeast...

Audio from House subcommittee hearing on six Indian bills
Politics
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on six Indian bills (May 16, 2013)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a lengthy hearing this afternoon on six bills that addressed land issues. H.R.623, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land...

Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on Indian bills
Politics
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on Indian bills (May 15, 2013)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will take up six bills at a hearing on Thursday. The subcommittee will take testimony on: • H.R.623, To provide for...

House Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee hearing
Politics
House Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee hearing (May 9, 2013)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing next Thursday, May 16. The subcommittee will consider six bills. They are: • H.R.623, To provide for...

Reyn Leno: Grand Ronde Tribes back  use of Indian mascots
Education | Opinion
Reyn Leno: Grand Ronde Tribes back use of Indian mascots (May 1, 2013)
Reyn Leno, the chairman of the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde, says certain public schools in Oregon should be able to keep their Indian mascots: The issue of Oregon public...

Grand Ronde Tribes observe 30 years since federal restoration
Politics | Federal Recognition
Grand Ronde Tribes observe 30 years since federal restoration (March 14, 2013)
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the law that restored the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon to federal government. The tribe was terminated in 1954. Council member...

House subcommittee weighs bills affecting Oregon tribal lands
Law | Politics | Trust
House subcommittee weighs bills affecting Oregon tribal lands (July 26, 2012)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a hearing on Tuesday on land bills affecting Oregon tribes. The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, the Confederated Tribes of...

Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs plans hearing
Politics
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs plans hearing (July 20, 2012)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing next Tuesday, July 24, on three bills. The bills are: • H.R. 726, To amend the Grand...

Grand Ronde Tribes oust council member facing criminal charges
Law | Politics
Grand Ronde Tribes oust council member facing criminal charges (June 21, 2012)
Leaders of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon removed Valorie Sheker Robertson from the council. Robertson, 50, was charged in April with domestic assault, harassment and possession of...

Grand Ronde Tribes: Oregon mascot policy won't address racism
Opinion
Grand Ronde Tribes: Oregon mascot policy won't address racism (June 12, 2012)
"The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, along with representatives from some of the other nine federally recognized Tribes in Oregon, does not support the recent Oregon Board of Education decision...

Grande Ronde council member charged for meth and assault
Law
Grande Ronde council member charged for meth and assault (April 30, 2012)
A council member for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon has been charged with domestic assault, harassment and possession of methamphetamine. Valorie C. Robertson, 49, who is on...

Grand Ronde Tribes produces    dictionary for Chinuk language
Education
Grand Ronde Tribes produces dictionary for Chinuk language (February 14, 2012)
The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in Oregon have created the first Chinuk Waka dictionary. The 496-page dictionary is based on decades of work between the tribe and Henry...

Witness list for hearing of Senate Indian Affairs Committee
Politics
Witness list for hearing of Senate Indian Affairs Committee (January 31, 2012)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a hearing this Thursday on three bills. The bills are: S.1739, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act; S.356, a bill to...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on Thursday
Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on Thursday (January 30, 2012)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday. Three bills are on the agenda. They are: • S.1739, A bill to provide for the use and distribution...

City in Oregon reimburses two tribes for tax overpayments
Law
City in Oregon reimburses two tribes for tax overpayments (November 15, 2011)
The city of Keizer, Oregon, reimbursed about $19,000 to two tribes that mistakenly paid taxes on land they own. The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde and the Confederated Tribes...

Grand Ronde Tribes accept return of oldest   known river  canoe
Education
Grand Ronde Tribes accept return of oldest known river canoe (October 4, 2011)
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon recently reclaimed a piece of their history. The tribe accepted the return of the oldest known Kalapuya river canoe from the Willamette...

Editorial: Grand Ronde Tribes interested in name for  longhouse
Opinion
Editorial: Grand Ronde Tribes interested in name for longhouse (July 5, 2011)
"Now we have to face a new version of an old question: What’s the proper spelling of the name of the people who lived in the Willamette Valley before the...

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