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Honor the Treaties: Cherokee Freedmen Complicate Native Rights Mantra
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...
NIGA’s Stevens: Frank a Master at Building Unity and Consensus
Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.
In February of this year, Indian tribes in the northwest celebrated the fortieth anniversary of United States v. Washington ...
Billy Frank Jr. Has Gone Home Too Soon
"God Damn Son of a Bitch!" was my favorite Billy Frank Jr. quote...
The Fire That Was Billy Frank Jr.; Indian Country’s Greatest Defender
Gale Courey Toensing
“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...
Billy Frank Jr., 1931-2014: ‘A Giant’ Will Be Missed
Everyone had expected to see Billy Frank Jr. sometime that day at the mid-year conference of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians...
Tribal Rights Legend and Leader Billy Frank Jr. Walks On
In 2004, we celebrated 30 years since the Boldt Decision of 1974, the landmark Indian fishing rights victory, that Billy Frank Jr. fought so hard for...
40 Years Later: Boldt Decision Celebrations With Some Caution
Their heads are grayer, their steps slower, but these leaders are no less courageous than when they fought the Fish Wars in Western Washington 40 years ago...
Coal Ships And Tribal Fishing Grounds
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Dozens upon dozens of crab pot buoys dot the waters around Jay Julius’ fishing boat as he points the bow towards Cherry Point...
Failed Treaty of Point Elliott Promises Spotlighted in Play
This was James “Smitty” Hillaire’s debut as a stage actor, and yet he emoted anger, frustration and pain like a pro. “We don’t like to call it acting,” Hillaire said...
Quinault Nation Pushes for Blueback Habitat Restoration Support
Members of an 1890 expedition, financed by a Seattle newspaper, described the banks of the Upper Quinault River as “so dense with underbrush as to be almost impenetrable.” Logs jam...
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