President Biden on Wednesday directed federal agencies to restore healthy and abundant wild salmon populations to the Columbia River Basin. The presidential memorandum says tribal treaties need to be honored.
The Burns Paiute Tribe in southeast Oregon is getting federal money to help with recovery costs following June 11 and 12 rains that brought a cascade of 6 feet of mud and earth down on the tribe’s property.
A new Oregon law will soon allow health care facilities to return amputated body parts to patients for cultural, spiritual or religious reasons. For some members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, the practice can help ensure a smooth transition to the spirit world.
Long before the U.S. government made plutonium for bombs at the Hanford Site in southeast Washington state, the land belonged to native peoples. For the Yakama Nation, the area was vital for hunting and fishing. Tribal leaders want young people to know about their legacy and the fight that lies ahead.