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...
ICTMN Staff
1/21/16
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $32 million to assist tribes in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington in developing environmental protection programs...
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
5/21/14
The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation have joined the chorus of opposition to coal-rail terminals in the Northwest, adding their voice to those of the Lummi, Quina...
Terri Hansen
1/10/14
The iconic Chinook salmon, for millennia a cornerstone of Pacific Northwest diet, spirituality, ceremony and even the tribes' economy, is fast becoming toxic in Washington State...
Jack McNeel
11/22/13
It took three years and $97 million, but the largest land purchase in Washington State history to benefit resource and conservation management has just been finalized, and the Yaka...
ICTMN Staff
9/26/13
Northwest tribes are exultant to see nearly a million fall Chinook salmon returning to the Columbia River this year, nearly 400,000 more than have returned since the Bonneville Dam...
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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