Terri Hansen
6/6/16
Northwest tribes are reaffirming their stand against oil terminals and rail transport of crude, especially extra-flammable bitumen from the Bakken oil region of North Dakota, after...
Terri Hansen
4/7/16
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is harshly criticizing a lawsuit filed on March 31 on behalf of a fish conservation group that would cut funding for fish h...
ICTMN Staff
12/15/14
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission has a new leader of its Fishery Science Department, the CRITFC announced on December 12. Zachary L...
ICTMN Staff
10/9/14
Religious leaders are adding their voices to the indigenous call for modernization of the Columbia River Treaty, which is up for renegotiation...
ICTMN Staff
8/21/14
Tribes opposed to the transport of coal by rail through their territory are celebrating the decision of the Oregon Department of State Lands to reject a permit application for a co...
ICTMN Staff
8/18/14
The number of Chinook salmon returning to spawn up the Columbia River is set to bust last year’s record of nearly a million, with a whopping 1.5 million fish returning this fall...
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
6/27/14
Warm Springs tribal leader Carlos Smith was selected by leaders from the Umatilla, Yakama, Nez Perce, and Warm Springs tribes to lead the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commissio...
ICTMN Staff
5/25/14
For Memorial Day weekend, leaders from the Umatilla, Yakama, Warm Springs and Nez Perce tribes opened a two-night commercial gillnet fishery that will bring ample amounts of fresh ...
ICTMN Staff
5/18/14
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) has come out in favor of the bipartisan congressional conference report on pending legislation that would enable direct coo...
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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