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Q&A: American Indian Physician Conference Addresses Native Health Issues

Aug. 10, 2011 6 a.m.

Some 200 American Indian and Alaskan Native physicians are in Portland this week to address the unique health issues among Native Americans. The annual gathering of the Association of American Indian Physicians is this week.

Wildhorse Pow Wow showcases tradition

July 4, 2011 10:02 a.m.

Sitting in the back of a van with the hatchback up, Dillon Begay put on American Indian regalia.

News | Politics | History | Science

Inslee Asks Army Corps To Return 'Kennewick Man' To Tribes

June 24, 2015 12:45 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to return the remains of an ancient skeleton called the Kennewick Man to American Indian tribes.

Environment | Energy

Harm From LNG Project On Oregon Coast Could Be Offset, Report Says

Nov. 7, 2014 10:13 p.m.

Federal regulators says developers of a facility for liquefied natural gas on the Oregon Coast will need to shore up relations with American Indian tribes and do more work to protect endangered species.

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Oregon Tribes Get $5.8M In Public Safety Fed Grants

Sept. 15, 2011 7:07 a.m.

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Portland says Oregon's American Indian tribes will receive a $5.8 million grant to bolster public safety on the nation's reservations.

Environment | local

Tribe Asks Feds To Order Removal Of 4 Klamath Dams

May 30, 2012 7:16 a.m.

A California American Indian tribe asked federal regulators Tuesday to order the removal of four dams on the Klamath River. The tribe says a restoration plan for the river is stalled.

Nation

Grand Ronde Chairwoman Attends White House Tribal Conference

Nov. 5, 2009 12:13 p.m.

The Obama administration will spend the day meeting with American Indian leaders.  Thursday is the White House Tribal Nations Conference.

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Q&A: Native American Leaders Gather In Portland

Nov. 2, 2011 6 a.m.

Native American tribal leaders from across the country are gathering in Portland this week. The annual convention of the National Congress of American Indians will cover many issues, including the 2012 elections.

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Report Shows Spike In Reservation Criminal Cases

May 30, 2013 7:07 p.m.

American Indian leaders who have criticized the federal government for years over the way authorities handled major crimes on reservations can mark progress with the release of newly tracked statistics from the U.S. Justice Department.

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Native Peoples Gather For National Convention In Portland

Oct. 28, 2011 4:31 p.m.

This Sunday, traditional tribal canoes from the Grand Ronde, Warm Springs and Cowlitz tribes will come ashore at Portland’s Waterfront Park.  Riders on horseback will join them in a ceremony to kick off the 68th Annual National Congress of American Indians Convention. 

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The National Congress of American Indians

Nov. 1, 2011 4:06 p.m.

The 68th annual National Congress of American Indians is in Portland for the first time in over 30 years. We'll be live on location talking to the policy experts and local leaders to discuss some of the most important issues for American Indians in the Northwest and across the country.

Oregon Field Guide

Salmon Camp/Native Americans

Feb. 2, 1995 3:30 a.m.

A summer camp teaches American Indian kids about the history and science of salmon.

Oregon Art Beat

Ledger Artist Frank Salcido

Jan. 4, 2008 3 a.m.

Frank Salcido's drawing are inspired by the tradition of American Indian ledger art.

Oregon Art Beat

Rick Bartow

July 6, 2006 5 p.m.

American Indian painter and sculptor Rick Bartow is becoming internationally known.

Oregon Art Beat

Chad Mayo Ghost Horse

Jan. 16, 2003 5 p.m.

Chad Mayo Ghost Horse is an up-and-coming painter of American Indian portraits.

Oregon Art Beat

Rick Bartow

April 8, 2004 5 p.m.

American Indian painter and sculptor Rick Bartow is becoming internationally known.

Oregon Art Beat

Rick Bartow

Aug. 5, 2004 5 p.m.

American Indian painter and sculptor Rick Bartow is becoming internationally known.

Oregon Art Beat

Chad Mayo Ghost Horse

Jan. 31, 2002 5 p.m.

Chad Mayo Ghost Horse is an up-and-coming painter of American Indian portraits.

Oregon Art Beat

Crow's Shadow Institute

Jan. 23, 2009 3 a.m.

Near Pendleton, a world-class printmaking facility serves American Indian artists.

Oregon Field Guide

Desert Plants

Feb. 2, 1996 3:30 a.m.

American Indians know that the barren-looking land near Burns is full of edible plants.

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