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Connecting Art And Culture: Native American Artists In Oregon

OPB | March 20, 2017 6:30 p.m. | Portland

In its 17 years, "Oregon Art Beat" has traveled all across the state to profile some of the many Native American artists creating work right here in Oregon. Here are just a few artists you should know about.

local | Nation | History | Broken Treaties

Historical Photos Offer A Glimpse Into Native Oregonians' Lives

OPB | March 13, 2017 11:01 a.m. | Portland

In 1851, the first treaty was signed in Oregon between the Indians and the U.S. government. These historical photos offer a small glimpse into the lives of the native Oregonians around the turn of the last century.

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Northwest Tribes Will Share In Billion-Dollar Settlement

KPLU | March 29, 2016 5:12 p.m.

Indian tribes in the Northwest will get an infusion of cash, part of a nearly $1 billion settlement the federal government recently reached with tribes across the nation.

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Adidas Offers To Help Eliminate Native American Mascots

AP | Nov. 5, 2015 7:39 a.m.

The athletic shoe and apparel maker said it will offer free design resources to schools looking to shelve Native American mascots, nicknames, imagery or symbolism.

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

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015 12:30 p.m.

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


Portland Tribune: Group Opens Door To Native American Homeownership

Pamplin Media Group | Sept. 4, 2014 3:16 p.m. | Portland

In October, a metro area group will host its ninth annual Native American homeownership fair, hoping to help Portland-area Native Americans deal with the process of buying a home.

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Local Group Protests Cleveland Indians' Mascot At Nike

OPB | April 30, 2014 2:27 p.m. | Portland

Members of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry and supporters will meet outside Nike's Beaverton headquarters Thursday to protest the company’s production and distribution of apparel featuring Cleveland Indians’ mascot Chief Wahoo, which the group has called a “grotesque caricature.”

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Willamette Valley School Adopts Tribal Education

OPB | Sept. 10, 2013 3:08 p.m. | Willamina, Oregon

Teachers at Willamina Elementary School are bringing tribal education into the classroom this year in a broader way.