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...
Richard Walker
7/31/15
The Lummi and S’Klallams were among the Indigenous Peoples who fished a vast inland sea off northwest Washington, bounded by Haro Strait to the west, Rosario Strait to the east, Ge...
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...
Richard Walker
5/20/15
A congressman from Washington State has proposed renaming the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge...
Terri Hansen
5/19/15
An alliance of tribal leaders and members from the Lower Elwha, Quinault, Tulalip, Spokane, Swinomish, Yakama and Tsleil-Waututh First Nation joined the Lummi Nation in Seattle las...
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...
Barbara Fraser
2/22/15
"Long ago, when animals were gente ..." Those words, uttered countless times by indigenous Amazonian storytellers, blur the boundary between humans and other creatures in the fores...
Richard Walker
12/17/14
It’s been 35 years since James Rasmussen, chairman of the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition, fished in the Duwamish River, his ancestors’ waterway which drains into Puget Sound...
ICTMN Staff
8/20/14
Dropping water levels and rising temperatures in the persistent California drought have tribal members concerned about a fish kill—and, some say, fish are already dying...

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