‘Portraits in Red’ portray missing and murdered Indigenous people and the loved ones they left behind
An Indigenous artist has created "Portraits in Red," a series of painted portraits of missing and murdered Indigenous people. An exhibit featuring 40 of these portraits is on display in Newport.
Long-term rules limiting access to E. Oregon lake sought as worsening drought exposes Indigenous relics
The Oregon Land Board on Tuesday took a step toward permanently closing public access to Crump Lake when water levels dry up.
Tribes seek input as Central Oregon development promises to use less water
The proposed Thornburgh resort, located just southwest of Redmond, has been tied up in litigation for nearly two decades, with opponents arguing it could negatively affect water supplies and wildlife in the surrounding area.
The fight of the Salmon People
Randy Settler’s family has spent generations fighting for its right to harvest salmon. But the federal government squandered its chance to recover the endangered fish before the onset of climate change. Now, Settler sees it all slipping away again.
Episcopal Diocese plants path forward with Indigenous neighbors on 80 acres in Union County
Two members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation are working with the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Oregon to return 80 acres of land in Union County to its pre-colonial environment.
Cow Creek Tribe works to restore once-extinct language
The Takelma language, once spoken by the Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe of Indians and others, went extinct in Southwestern Oregon by 1940. Now, tribal members are in the process of restoring it.
Prison powwows in Washington state restart after a 2-year break because of COVID
Native American inmates say the powwows give them a sense of community and spiritual growth. Prison officials say the powwows help rehabilitation and are an important motivational and behavioral tool.
New Memorial on the National Mall honors Native veterans who served the nation
Native American veterans gathered in Washington, D.C., this Veterans Day to unveil a memorial at the National Museum of the American Indian.
University of Oregon and Eastern Oregon University announce programs supporting Native American students
The Home Flight Scholars Program provides financial aid, advising and mentorship to Oregon residents who are enrolled members of a Native American tribe.
Nicole Mann will become first Native woman to go to space with latest SpaceX mission
Mann is a Marine Corps pilot, NASA astronaut and member of the Wailacki tribe of the Round Valley Indian Tribes.