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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.

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Bernie Sanders Only Presidential Candidate To Address National Congress Of American Indians

July 1, 2016 4:15 a.m.

The National Congress of American Indians invited four presidential candidates to its mid-year conference in Spokane this week. But only one addressed the Congress directly.

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.

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Tribal Sovereignty A Hot Topic At Gathering Of Native American Leaders In Spokane

July 1, 2016 4 a.m.

Tribal leaders at the mid-year conference of the National Congress of American Indians in Spokane say the next president must understand the importance of tribal sovereignty.

Energy | Environment

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.

Science | News | Politics | History

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 | 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.

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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.

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.

Land | Environment | News | local

Washington State's Watershed Conditions Continue to Decline

June 30, 2016 2:30 a.m.

The condition of watersheds in Washington state continues to decline, according to the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, which delivered the news to the National Congress of American Indians Wednesday.

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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

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. 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

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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