OPB | Oct. 07, 2015
After a decades-long struggle for federal recognition, Tribal Chairman Tony Johnson is requesting an executive order.
OPB | Sept. 22, 2015
Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs took advantage of a grant from the Smithsonian to go to the museum and access tribal artifacts.
OPB | Sept. 01, 2015
We discuss the origin of the name of Mt. Hood and explore Wy'east, which has long been thought to be a Native American name for the mountain.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2015
Can trauma be inherited? New research suggests that suffering continues to manifest across generations.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2015
Could the key to understanding North America's earliest inhabitants lie off of the Oregon coast?
OPB | Aug. 05, 2015
The newly formed Warms Springs Youth Council brought back lessons and inspiration from their trip to Washington, D.C. this summer.
OPB | July 02, 2015
Verdena Parker lives in Winston, OR, and is the last living native speaker of the Hupa language.
OPB | April 15, 2015
The University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum in Eugene will be the first to host a retrospective of Native American artist Rick Bartow.
OPB | March 30, 2015
MONDAY: A bill before the Washington state legislature would allow the Governor to enter into agreements with Native American tribes if they choose to get involved in marijuana production, processing, or retail.
OPB | March 17, 2015
TUESDAY: The new Cowlitz mega-casino is expect to have a big impact on Oregon gaming revenue.
OPB | Jan. 20, 2015
TUESDAY: Ever since skeletal remains were found in 1996 on the banks of the Columbia river in Kennewick, Washington, the origin and custody of those bones has been in dispute.
OPB | Aug. 18, 2014
MONDAY: Six decades after the federal government terminated several Native American tribes, two tribes from the Oregon coast are hoping to be reinstated.
OPB | Aug. 07, 2014
THURSDAY: A recent partnership between Ancestry.com and the Oregon State Archives brings Oregon's early history to the masses.
OPB | May 28, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Matika Wilbur is working on Project 562, a journey to photograph every Native American tribe in the U.S.
OPB | April 10, 2014
THURSDAY: The U.S. Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence meets next week in Florida.
OPB | April 02, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A new report from Willamette Law School's International Human Rights Clinic details the little-documented problem of human trafficking involving Native Americans.
OPB | Dec. 18, 2013
WEDNESDAY: Some tribal members in the Northwest are facing tribal disenrollment. We'll talk with two regional reporters about the cultural and financial implications.
OPB | Sept. 25, 2013
An overhaul of Bureau of Indian Affairs rules could provide the Chinook Indian Nation with Federal recognition as an official tribe.
OPB | April 09, 2013
Sisters Shoni and Jude Schimmel have been instrumental in Louisville's run to the NCAA championship.