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Warm Springs Tribes "Recovering Voices" In D.C.

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.

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.

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.

Matika Wilbur Photographs America's Tribes

OPB | May 28, 2014

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

Some Native American Tribal Members Face Disenrollment

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.

Klamath Water Struggle Gets Hot

OPB | July 01, 2013

The Klamath Tribes exercised their newly won water rights last month, cutting off water to ranchers who are now pushing back.  

Searching for a New Chief

OPB | April 21, 2011

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

Leading a Horse to Slaughter

OPB | July 21, 2009

Should we slaughter horses for meat?

The Grand Ronde Story

OPB | Nov. 20, 2008

What is life like 25 years after restoration?