Brian Cladoosby, NCAI president
5/13/14
Last week, the nation suffered a great loss as Billy Frank, Jr. walked on. There is no better example of what it means to be a modern tribal leader than Billy...
Jenni Monet
5/13/14
It was Monday, May 5 when news began to spread that Indian country had lost one of its greatest treaty rights activists, Billy Frank Jr...
Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.
5/9/14
In February of this year, Indian tribes in the northwest celebrated the fortieth anniversary of United States v. Washington ...
ICTMN Staff
5/9/14
Turtle Island is still mourning over the news that Billy Frank Jr. walked on earlier this week...
Cynthia Iyall
5/8/14

“Every time we carry an eagle feather, that’s sovereignty. Every time we pick berries, that’s sovereignty. Every time we dig roots, that’s sovereignty,” said Nisqually Tribal elder Billy Frank Jr. who passed away earlier this week at the age of 83....

Turtle Island became crestfallen on May 5 as news spread that the iconic tribal rights and sovereignty leader often v

ICTMN Staff
5/7/14
Funeral services for Billy Frank Jr. will be held 10 a.m. Sunday, May 11 in the Squaxin Island Tribe’s event center at the Little Creek Casino Resort, 91 W...
Ryan Wilson
5/7/14
"God Damn Son of a Bitch!" was my favorite Billy Frank Jr. quote...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/7/14
“I tell my people to get ready. Get your smokehouses back in shape. Don’t forget the ceremonies. That guy, the salmon, he’s coming back.” Billy Frank Jr...
Richard Walker
5/6/14
Everyone had expected to see Billy Frank Jr. sometime that day at the mid-year conference of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians...

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