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...
Richard Walker
5/14/14
Billy Frank Jr.’s funeral was less a time of mourning and more a time of celebration for all he did in defense of treaty rights and Native sovereignty and the environment...

Turtle Island became crestfallen on May 5 as news spread that the iconic tribal rights and sovereignty leader often v

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...
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...
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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