Billy Frank Fishing Nisqually River
Frank Hopper
8/29/15
When Billy Frank Jr. was first arrested for fishing with a gillnet on the Nisqually River in 1945, he was just a 14-year-old boy...
Richard Walker
8/12/15
Tulalip Tribes Chairman Mel Sheldon was waiting for Boyz II Men and Brian McKnight to take the stage at the Tulalip Amphitheater, in the midst of the Tulalip city that the state in...
Charles Chevalier 2002 Seattle-Post Intelligencer
Richard Walker
7/30/15
Charles Chevalier’s family had fished in the San Juan Islands forever. And he knew the impending decision in U.S. v...
Mark Trahant
5/11/15
Alaska reminds me of Washington state. Let me qualify that. Alaska reminds me of Washington state before the mid-1970s...
Richard Walker
3/12/15
Before the ink was dry on the documents placing 152 acres of Cowlitz Tribe land into trust, Cowlitz Tribe Chairman William B...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/17/14
Interior Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K...
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 ...
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...

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