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...
Richard Walker
9/5/13
As tribes and others work to restore salmon habitat and thus preserve both treaty rights and longstanding tradition, development is encroaching on those efforts...
Richard Walker
9/4/13
It has been about a year since the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission report “State of Our Watersheds” was released in September 2012...
Richard Walker
9/3/13
As Indigenous Peoples of the Northwest work to restore salmon habitat and with it lost culture and treaty rights, they are grappling with the reality that continued development is ...

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