Reefnet fishing originated in the San Juan Islands. A net suspended between canoes simulates a reef. Salmon follow the artificial reef into a scoop net.
Richard Walker
8/24/16
The elders remember the place names told to them by their grandparents’ grandparents, names that identify where certain resources can be found...
Erik Lee, candidate for state Senate from Washington’s 22nd Legislative District.
Richard Walker
8/19/16
The Northwest Native culture of loving, caring and sharing so moved Erik Lee, candidate for state Senate from Washington’s 22nd Legislative District, that he trembled when he spoke...
Sharlaine LaClair advanced to the general election for the state House of Representatives District 42 in Washington, while Joe Pakootas advanced in the state for the U.S. House District 5 seat.
Richard Walker
8/16/16
Washington voters are one step away from electing another Native American to the state Legislature and sending the former chairman of the Colville Tribes to the U.S...
Richard Walker
8/8/16
In a special election held on July 14, Nooksack citizens elected four interim Tribal Council members to fill four vacant seats...
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Richard Walker
8/3/16
A state law requires schools in Washington to teach students the history of the state’s 29 federally recognized indigenous nations, just as they teach U.S. and state history...
Richard Walker
8/3/16
Refineries operated by two oil companies violated the Clean Air Act in two major U.S. cities and near Native lands in five states at various times since 2001...
Ashton Locklear competes on the balance beam during the women's U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif., Friday, July 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Richard Walker
7/21/16
Ashton Locklear, Lumbee, is going to the Summer Olympics in Rio...
Richard Walker
6/29/16
A fire swept across traditional Tubatulabal, Kawaiisu and Paiute lands this week, destroying more than 250 homes and buildings and killing two people...
Richard Walker
6/24/16
The theme of the 2016 Canoe Journey is Teqwu?ma?...
Richard Walker
6/23/16
Several Coast Salish nations are challenging—in courtrooms and in boardrooms—the Canada National Energy Board’s (NEB) recent recommendation that the federal government approve a th...

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