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Clatsop-Nehalem Tribes Seek Federal Recognition

OPB |Aug. 18, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Six decades after the federal government terminated several Native American tribes, two tribes from the Oregon coast are hoping to be reinstated.

Partnership Brings Oregon's Early History To Life

OPB |Aug. 07, 2014 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: A recent partnership between Ancestry.com and the Oregon State Archives brings Oregon's early history to the masses.

Matika Wilbur Photographs America's Tribes

OPB |May 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Matika Wilbur is working on Project 562, a journey to photograph every Native American tribe in the U.S.

Advocate Jeri Williams Testifies Before U.S. Attorney General's Task Force

OPB |April 10, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: The U.S. Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence meets next week in Florida.

New Report On Human Trafficking And Native Peoples

OPB |April 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A new report from Willamette Law School's International Human Rights Clinic details the little-documented problem of human trafficking involving Native Americans.

Some Native American Tribal Members Face Disenrollment

OPB |Dec. 18, 2013 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Some tribal members in the Northwest are facing tribal disenrollment. We'll talk with two regional reporters about the cultural and financial implications.

Rule Changes Could Give Chinook Tribes Federal Recognition

OPB |Sept. 25, 2013 12:20 p.m.

An overhaul of Bureau of Indian Affairs rules could provide the Chinook Indian Nation with Federal recognition as an official tribe.

Oregonians Lead Louisville Women To Championship Game

April 09, 2013 12:15 p.m.

Sisters Shoni and Jude Schimmel have been instrumental in Louisville's run to the NCAA championship.

Salem Update

April 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Our Capitol reporter Chris Lehman fills us in on some interesting bills working their way through the legislature at the moment.

Sherman Alexie Talks About Reading, Writing And More

Jan. 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll listen back to our conversation with writer Sherman Alexie.

Sherman Alexie Talks About Blasphemy

Oct. 24, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We're live from Literary Arts this hour talking to Sherman Alexie about his new collection of stories: Blasphemy.

Timothy Egan on Edward Curtis

Oct. 16, 2012 12:35 p.m.

Timothy Egan's new book is about Edward Curtis, the renown photographer of Native American life.

Talking Business

Aug. 08, 2012 12:30 p.m.

We check in with Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith about the latest business news.

Saving the Siletz Language

May 18, 2012 9:25 a.m.

The Siletz tribe may have found an unlikely aid in preserving its language: the internet.

Native American Mascots

March 13, 2012 9:20 a.m.

The Oregon State Board of Education is considering a ban on Native American mascots in public schools.

Food Sovereignty on Tribal Lands

Nov. 01, 2011 9:25 a.m.

We'll explore the movement among native tribes to achieve food independence and return to traditional diets.

The National Congress of American Indians

Nov. 01, 2011 9:06 a.m.

The 68th annual National Congress of American Indians is in Portland for the first time in over 30 years. What are the important national issues for American Indians?

Searching for a New Chief

April 21, 2011 9:06 a.m.

What are members of the Wasco Tribe considering as they choose a new chief?

Northwest Passages: Brian Doyle

Sept. 30, 2010 9 a.m.

First time novelist Brian Doyle sings a song of Oregon in Mink River.

Native Americans at Round-Up

Sept. 17, 2010 9 a.m.

How are Native American traditions and culture incorporated in the Pendleton Round-Up?

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