Terri Hansen
6/10/16
After more than a month of overtime negotiations, the treaty tribes in western Washington have reached an agreement with Washington state on the Puget Sound salmon fisheries for th...
Douglas Thompson
3/16/16
The beginnings of the next round of federal treaty rights litigation is brewing in northern Minnesota...
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...
ICTMN Staff
11/14/15
The besieged Peel Watershed has been given a reprieve of sorts, with a three-judge panel’s ruling that the Yukon government breached indigenous treaty rights when it altered an agr...
Tim Ballew II
10/20/15

The Lummi Nation has faced an uphill battle in our efforts to protect our fishing area at Xwe'chi'cXen, Cherry Point, from a coal terminal. We’ve faced many obstacles and opponents in an ongoing fight to protect this sacred site from harmful development....

ICTMN Staff
9/8/15
Fort Nelson First Nation in northern British Columbia has won a key ruling that stops Nexen Inc. from pumping millions of gallons of water from a local lake for fracking purposes...
Charles Chevalier 2002 Seattle-Post Intelligencer
Richard Walker
7/30/15
Charles Chevalier’s family had fished in the San Juan Islands forever. And he knew the impending decision in U.S. v...
Makah Whalers 1910 Wikipedia
Frank Hopper
6/23/15
It was overcast and drizzling the morning of May 17, 1999 when Theron Parker and the eight-man crew of the canoe, Hummingbird , saw a solitary 30-foot long gray whale in the waters...

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