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, Northern Cheyenne and Tsleil-Waututh First Nation joined the Lummi Na...
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...
ICTMN Staff
5/5/14
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...
Vincent Schilling
4/26/14
Tribal fishing rights across Turtle Island are usually protected by state or federal obligations, and at times become the subject of heated discussions on regulating those rights...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/8/14
The Passamaquoddy Tribe’s fishery law has been amended to implement individual catch quotas for the lucrative elver season that began on April 5...
Richard Walker
2/12/14
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...

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