Terri Hansen
3/28/16
Blame it on the mass of water known as "the Blob”—four-plus degrees Fahrenheit, warmer-than-normal, nutrient-poor ocean waters hugging the Pacific coast—or on El Niño, habitat dest...
Terri Hansen
3/9/16
Salmon distinctively stand for the Pacific Northwest. And two tribal women in the Northwest stand for the salmon: Kathryn Brigham and Lorraine Loomis...
Billy Frank Jr.
Peter d’Errico
11/19/15
Billy Frank Jr...
Billy Frank Jr. Street Bellingham
Frank Hopper
11/17/15
Billy Frank Jr., the Nisqually Native rights activist whose protests and fish-ins during the 1960s and 1970s often landed him in jail, will be posthumously awarded the nation’s hig...
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
12/18/14
Three prominent Native American Washingtonians have been appointed to key positions in education, environmental protection, and the judiciary. On December 15, Gov...
Richard Walker
11/12/14
The Makah Nation’s new commercial fishing dock is 120 feet long, has two lanes, five offloading terminals, and an ice machine capable of holding 110 tons of ice, and is designed to...
ICTMN Staff
9/23/14
Swinomish tribal member Lorraine Loomis has been elected to fill the top spot at the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) in the wake of the death of Billy Frank Jr., who ...
Terri Hansen
8/14/14
The ancestral connections of tribal coastal communities to the ocean’s natural resources stretch back thousands of years...
ICTMN Staff
7/9/14
Northwest tribes had mixed reaction to Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s plan for dealing with water pollutants and their presence in fish after he raised the consumption level to 1...

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