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Chaske Spencer of 'Twilight' shares fight against substance abuse (11/05)
Chaske Spencer, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is famous for starring in Twilight but substance abuse nearly ended his acting career. Spencer started drinking at a young age while living on the Fort Peck Reservation. He said he...

Quileute Nation inspired by 'Twilight' to create museum exhibit (08/11)
The Quileute Nation of Washington is fictionalized in the Twilight series of books and movies and the tribe wants the world to know its true story. The tribe is collaborating with the Seattle Arts Museum on the first-ever exhibit on...

Column: Quileute Nation history just as exciting as a movie script (07/20)
"With the success of the "Twilight" series, the Quileute Nation and inhabitants of LaPush have found themselves thrust into the spotlight. While many movie fans may have trouble distinguishing fact from fiction, the history of the Quileute Nation just...

'Twilight' actor, Oglala Sioux, vows to use fame for good causes (07/07)
Chaske Spencer, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is putting his Twilight fame to good use. Spencer, 35, volunteered for a United Blood Services promotion in Billings, Montana. His stardom helped the blood bank draw in over 250 donations...

Quileute Nation members headed to LA for 'Twilight' premiere (06/22)
About 15 members of the Quileute Nation of Washington will attend the premier of the latest Twilight movie. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse debuts in Los Angeles on Thursday. "The movie provides insight to the sacredness of tribal meetings, cultural and...

Quileute Nation leader attends Oprah episode on 'Twilight' (05/06)
Anna Rose Counsell-Geyer, the chairwoman of the Quileute Nation of Washington, attended a taping of the Oprah Winfrey Show that focused on the Twilight series of movies and books. Counsell-Geyer said she was happy to represent the tribe. Parts of...

Quileute Nation adopts strict policy on photos and taping (04/16)
The Quileute Nation of Washington has adopted a new policy that addresses photos, sketching and taping on the reservation. Photos and sketching for personal use are acceptable under the policy. But taping of audio and video for personal use are...

Quileute Nation selling items inspired by 'Twilight' series (03/31)
The Quileute Nation of Washington has started a website to sell items inspired by the Twilight series of movies and books. Some of the items on Twilight at Quileute are hand-made by tribal members and include necklaces made by students...

Opinion: Quileute Nation not getting rich off 'Twilight' (02/08)
"All the world, it seems, has been bitten by “Twilight.” Conservative estimates place revenue generated from Stephenie Meyer’s vampire chronicles — the books, movies and merchandise — in the billion-dollar range. Scarcely mentioned, however, is the effect that “Twilight”...

Quileute Nation upset with MSN.Com 'Twilight' feature (01/11)
The Quileute Nation of Washington is expecting a public apology today from MSN.Com for an unauthorized video that was shot on the reservation as part of the Twilight saga. MSN used scenes of the tribal council building, the senior center...

Quileute Nation won't translate phrase in 'Twilight' (11/30)
Members of the Quileute Nation of Washington won't translate a key phrase in the latest "Twilight" film. Actor Taylor Lautner, who is not Indian, spoke in the Quileute language that some fans believe means "I love you." But the tribe...

Quileute Nation to host Native 'Twilight' actor (07/17)
The Quileute Nation of Washington is hosting "Twilight" actor Solomon Trimble for its annual Quileute Days festival. Trimble, who is Mescalero Apache and Lakota, played a Quileute boy in the movie. He said he is "superexcited" to participate in the...

Quileute Nation opens doors to 'Twilight' fans (07/07)
The Quileute Nation of Washington is welcoming fans of the hugely popular "Twilight" franchise to the reservation. The tribe hired a public relations company to answer questions related to the book and film series. Business is up 30 percent at...

Native actors cast as wolves in 'Twilight' sequel (04/22)
Film director Chris Weitz said he wanted to make sure he cast Native actors in New Moon, the sequel to the popular Twilight vampire movie. "They had to have papers that proved their heritage," Welz told USA Today. "And...