History | local | NW Life | Arts | Broken TreatiesOPB | 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.
A new Oregon Experience documentary about Native Americans in Oregon aired last night. We listen to an extended interview with Perry Chocktoot with the Klamath Tribes. Then it's a conversation with writer Lindy West.
History | Nation | local | Broken TreatiesOPB | 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.
Under a budget proposal by the Trump administration, funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could be slashed — and that could hit Northwest tribes hard.
Thousands of road culverts block the way for endangered salmon. That’s why Native American tribes have sued Washington state, which is making fixes to improve fish passage.
We hear about the Native American ceremony burying the ancient bones found in 1996 near Kennewick, WA; we talk remixes with a Grammy-winning Portland musician; and we find out the winners and losers behind free community college.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Jan. 5, 2017 noon
A change in the way TriMet fare evaders are prosecuted, an overview of the history of Kennewick man, a guess on what the Trump administration might mean for logging in Oregon and a look at the doping scandal in Russian sports.
Water | Environment | Energy | Climate changeCrosscut | Dec. 8, 2016 1:57 p.m. | Seattle
The battle to stop a pipeline in British Columbia and protect Salish Sea waters on both sides of the border could bring some of the largest environmental protests ever seen in Cascadia.
OPB has been asking people across the Pacific Northwest to talk about the role race plays in their daily lives. Today, a Hood River man with a complicated family history.
Water | local | Energy | News | EnvironmentKUOW/EarthFix | Dec. 4, 2016 7:45 p.m.
Sunday's victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its battle against an oil pipeline in North Dakota is big news for a tribal member living in the Pacific Northwest.
Oregon’s Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation will receive $20 million as part of the settlement
Carina Miller, a Warm Springs tribal council member, took in the back-and-forth Dakota Access Pipeline news all while driving back to Oregon from the protest.
Portland may change its police accountability process. We talk to an Oregonian protesting in North Dakota. And investigative reporter Les Zaitz looks back on his prestigious career.
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.
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.
Native Fashion Now, a traveling exhibition currently on view at the Portland Art Museum, celebrates more than a half-century of indigenous artists and their work.
Top Northwest officials and a member of President Obama’s cabinet will gather Tuesday for the renaming of a wildlife refuge near Olympia in honor of one of the region’s best known Native American leaders.
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.
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.