News | Environment | localNorthwest News Network | Sept. 6, 2017 2:34 p.m.
The forest fires raging in the Columbia River Gorge are unlikely to disturb adult coho salmon right now. But Northwest tribal fishers are worried about...
Books | Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | local | State of WonderOPB | Aug. 4, 2017 1:17 p.m.
Kent Nerburn is known for bridging the gap between Native and non-Native cultures. His cult classic is seeing a resurgence here and overseas. "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" is hitting the big screen.
Dozens of Native American tribes in six Western states are bashing President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts to American Indian programs.
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon are revisiting plans to bring a casino to North Salem, aiming to wrest customers from the popular ilani Casino Resort in southern Washington.
The case dates back to 2009 when Washington resident and defendant Rick Desautel knowingly hunted elk illegally in British Columbia.
In Indian Country, a gym membership isn't a cultural norm. The incidence of heart disease and obesity are high there. So northern Idaho's Coeur D'Alene...
News | Environment | NW Life | local | EnergyAP | Feb. 7, 2017 3:45 p.m. | Seattle
The Seattle City Council has voted to cut ties with banking giant Wells Fargo over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access pipeline project as well as other business practices.
The U.S. Department of the Interior will consult with tribes this winter on how best to modernize laws that regulate business in Indian Country.
Members of the U.S. House and Senate expect to pass a bill in the next few days that would return a 9,000-year-old set of human remains to Northwest tribes.
News | NW Life | local | History | Race In The NorthwestOPB | Dec. 7, 2016 8:45 a.m. | Hood River, Oregon
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.
News | Environment | NW Life | local | EnergyEast Oregonian | Nov. 30, 2016 1:40 p.m.
For tribal officials, a 1999 explosion underscored the potential danger of fossil fuel pipelines criss-crossing the landscape where American Indians live, hunt and retain cultural resources.
The state has now run up a $10 million line of credit for law enforcement costs. North Dakota's Department of Emergency Services isn't releasing the number of officers, citing "operational security."
News | Environment | Water | local | EnergyAP | Oct. 27, 2016 12:47 p.m. | Cannon Ball, North Dakota
Armed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and driving trucks, military Humvees and buses moved in Thursday to force Dakota Access pipeline protesters off private land.
Alaska’s largest statewide native organization honored the Yakama Nation during their annual convention Thursday.
Oregon’s Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation will receive $20 million as part of the settlement
News | local | NW Life | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 6, 2016 noon
We're exploring a variety of topics this hour: the collapse of a scenic Oregon cliff; how officers are confronting gang violence and homelessness in Portland; tribal reaction to a fossil fuel infrastructure; and school bus driving.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest has garnered national attention and support from tribes from around the country, including several tribes in the Pacific Northwest.
News | Environment | Land | localAP | Aug. 12, 2016 11:46 a.m. | Phoenix
Tribes can begin entering into agreements with the National Park Service to allow their members to pick plants on protected land under a new federal rule.