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  • Tribes try selective fishing to boost catch without harming wild salmon

    Tribes try selective fishing to boost catch without harming wild salmon

    Washington's Colville Tribes experiment with selective fishing techniques and bring home more salmon than before.

  • At last, Yellowstone bison catch a break

    At last, Yellowstone bison catch a break

    Montana is finally working on ways to deal with stray Yellowstone bison without killing them outright or keeping them indefinitely quarantined for fear of brucellosis.

  • Regaining identity through restoration

    Regaining identity through restoration

    Charles Wilkinson's new book, The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon describes how a tribe "terminated" by the federal government fought to regain its identity.

  • The Navajo Nation signals it's ready for more reforms

    The Navajo Nation signals it's ready for more reforms

    The Navajo Nation needs political reforms that will give it a more responsive and responsible government.

  • Cheewa James: Chronicler of the ‘Tribe That Wouldn’t Die’

    Cheewa James digs into the little-known history of her own people: the Modoc Indians of southern Oregon’s Klamath Valley.

  • Tribal victory

    In Washington state, the Yakama Tribe purchases its traditional fishing grounds at Lyle Point on the Columbia River

  • A common problem

    There’s a great diversity among American Indians, but the tribes share some of the same tragic ills that plague the rest of society – particularly those caused by methamphetamine abuse

  • Problems in Paradise

    The brutal murder of a Japanese tourist shines an unwelcome spotlight on the social problems plaguing Arizona’s beautiful but troubled Havasupai Reservation

  • A brief, interpretive look at the Indian Wars

    Michael Blake’s new nonfiction book, Indian Yell, fails to live up to its ambitious subtitle, “The Heart of an American Insurgency,” with its quick tour of 12 battles between the U.S. Cavalry and American Indians.

  • Tribal religion trumps eagle protection

    A recent court ruling on the ceremonial killing of eagles by American Indians collides with the Endangered Species Act, possibly sending the issue to the Supreme Court

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