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Trump will 'probably end up supporting' marijuana bill that helps tribes
Trump will 'probably end up supporting' marijuana bill that helps tribes (June 12, 2018)

President Donald Trump is expressing support for a bipartisan bill that recognizes tribal and state sovereignty over marijuana.


Bill recognizes tribal sovereignty over marijuana amid uncertainty in Washington
Bill recognizes tribal sovereignty over marijuana amid uncertainty in Washington (June 7, 2018)

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to clear up a cloud hanging over marijuana in Indian Country and in states across the nation.


Tribal organizations take on Washington NFL team with social media campaign
Tribal organizations take on Washington NFL team with social media campaign (November 3, 2017)

An organization representing more than 50 Northwest tribes has launched a social media campaign meant to shame the Washington NFL team.


Trump team discourages tribes from seeking land away from their reservations
Trump team discourages tribes from seeking land away from their reservations (October 4, 2017)

The Trump administration is dropping a bomb on Indian Country by proposing dramatic changes to the land-into-trust process.


Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians choose Leonard Forsman as new president
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians choose Leonard Forsman as new president (September 21, 2017)

Leonard Forsman, the chairman of the Suquamish Tribe, is the new president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians.


President Obama elevates role of Suquamish Tribe chairman on key panel
President Obama elevates role of Suquamish Tribe chairman on key panel (November 4, 2016)

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation raised questions about the Dakota Access Pipeline earlier this year.


White House task force to address treaty issues in Washington
White House task force to address treaty issues in Washington (October 19, 2016)

The Federal Puget Sound Task Force will coordinate salmon recovery and treaty protection efforts among federal, tribal and state agencies.


Washington Tribes: Pipeline project threatens Native way of life
Washington Tribes: Pipeline project threatens Native way of life (February 17, 2014)

Leaders of four Washington oppose energy pipeline that would run from British Columbia to the Salish Sea.


Suquamish  Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman named to ACHP
Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman named to ACHP (May 9, 2013)

Leonard Forsman, the chairman of the Suquamish Tribe of Washington, has been appointed to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation by President Barack Obama. Forsman has served as chairman of...


Leonard Forsman: Suquamish Tribe has long presence in bay
Leonard Forsman: Suquamish Tribe has long presence in bay (February 1, 2013)

"Recent articles appearing in Crosscut, High Country News and other media outlets have ignored, or at the least discounted, the antiquity of the Suquamish Tribe’s presence in Port Gamble Bay....


Leonard Forsman: Marriage law shows Suquamish tribal values
Leonard Forsman: Marriage law shows Suquamish tribal values (September 15, 2011)

"Last month, the Suquamish Tribal Council amended its existing Marriage and Divorce Ordinance to permit marriages regardless of the couple's gender. The amendment passed by a unanimous vote of the...