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News Roundtable | Native American Trade Routes | Olympic Politics

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016

Our news roundtable takes up the biggest stories of the week. Plus, we learn about early Native American trade routes and get an update from Rio on the behind-the-scenes politics of the Olympics.

Tribal Disenrollment Reversed | Hiroshima Survivor | Imprisonment Disparities

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016

We talk to a survivor of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Also, Oregon imprisons African Americans at a high rate. And we talk to a family who won the right to re-enroll in the Grand Ronde tribe.

News Roundtable | Exploring Roots Of Friendship In Yoncalla

OPB | July 01, 2016

We analyze some of the biggest stories of the week with our rotating panel of news watchers. Then we meet two friends from Yoncalla who found their friendship ran deeper than they imagined.

Brexit | News Roundtable | Native American Law

OPB | June 24, 2016

Our panel of news watchers discuss some of the biggest stories of the week. Also, the president of the National Native American Law Students Association is a UO student.

Homeless Campus | News Roundtable | Native Fashion Now

OPB | June 17, 2016

Developer Homer Williams joins us to talk about a new way to address wide-spread homelessness. We discuss some of the biggest stories of week with our panel of news watchers. And we wrap up the hour with a look at the Portland Art Museum's exhibit of Native American designers.

Denser Portland? | Gay Christians | Native Language Teacher

OPB | June 14, 2016

In the wake of the Orlando shooting, we talk to a gay Christian reform activist about religion and sexuality. We also learn about new plans that might allow for denser residential development in close-in Portland. And we hear from one of the last speakers of the native language Ichishkiin.

Gas Tax Debate | Native American History

OPB | May 02, 2016

We'll debate the pros and cons of a ballot measure that would hike the gas tax in Portland. And we'll talk to two Native American artists who have brought their artistic exploration of genocide to Clark County.

Portland Mayoral Candidate Ted Wheeler | Washington Legislative Check In | Umatilla Indian Reservation News

OPB | March 02, 2016

We'll hear from Portland mayoral candidate Ted wheeler, and speak with Chuck Sams about recent news affecting the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Tribal Members Aim To Remove Lifetime Terms On Council

OPB | Dec. 10, 2015

An amendment that would institute three-year terms for all council positions could be the first tribal member-passed amendment in Warm Springs history.

REBROADCAST: Warm Springs Tribe 'Recovering Voices'

OPB | Nov. 27, 2015

Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs took advantage of a grant from the Smithsonian to go to the museum this fall and access tribal artifacts.

Chinook Tribes Employ New Tactic In Ongoing Quest For Federal Recognition

OPB | Oct. 07, 2015

After a decades-long struggle for federal recognition, Tribal Chairman Tony Johnson is requesting an executive order.

Looking For Ancient Humans On Oregon's 'Lost Coast'

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015

Could the key to understanding North America's earliest inhabitants lie off of the Oregon coast?

Warm Springs Youth Council Attends White House Gathering

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.

At Home With A Language's Last Native Speaker

OPB | July 02, 2015

Verdena Parker lives in Winston, OR, and is the last living native speaker of the Hupa language.

New Exhibit of Rick Bartow's Art

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.

Washington Legislature Considers Compacts With Tribes Over Marijuana

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.

New Washington Casino Expected To Impact Oregon's Bottom Line

OPB | March 17, 2015

TUESDAY: The new Cowlitz mega-casino is expect to have a big impact on Oregon gaming revenue.

Tracking Kennewick Man's Ancestry

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.

Clatsop-Nehalem Tribes Seek Federal Recognition

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.

Partnership Brings Oregon's Early History To Life

OPB | Aug. 07, 2014

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