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...
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...
Jack McNeel
4/7/14
Salmon and other migratory fish attempting to return to their spawning grounds in the Pacific Northwest face no fewer than 400 man-made barriers in the Columbia River Basin, the ea...
ICTMN Staff
3/11/14
The Pacific lamprey, culturally significant to the Umatilla and other tribes, now has a shot at making it past the McNary Dam to spawn. The U.S...
ICTMN Staff
3/2/14
Fall Chinook salmon not only returned in droves to spawn in the Snake River Basin, but also created a record number of redds, or nests, that bodes well for the future...

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