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Waiting For Recognition

A number of tribes remain on the waiting list for federal recognition. Some want to […]

Chinook Indian Nation members rally for recognition in Vancouver

More than 100 members of the Chinook Indian Nation, and their local friends and allies, […]

Slog AM: Chinook Nation Rally, a Missing Bike Mystery, and Juicy Neighborhood Gossip

Chinook Indian Nation will host a rally today at the Federal Building. The tribe gained federal […]

Who gets to be American Indian?

Rachel Cushman was about to become a Gates Millennium scholar — a program funded by the Bill […]

It's Time for the Chinook Nation to be Federally Recognized

Congress has the authority to recognize tribes — and can restore the Chinook’s rightful recognition […]

XRAY-FM "Tribal Conversations" with Chinook Indian Nation

Host Steven Glickman talks to Chinook Indian Nation citizen and Vice Chairman Sam Robinson about […]

Stolen justice: Reinstate federal recognition of the Chinook Indian Nation

The Pacific Northwest is shaped by the culture and history of Indigenous peoples who have […]

In The Public Eye: A Look at Seattle Through Art Installations, Seattle Met

ArtsWA, in partnership with UW, commissioned artists Tony A. (naschio) Johnson and Adam McIsaac for […]

New exhibit sheds light on Chinook tribes' struggle for federal recognition, Our Coast Magazine

Amiran White has a message to share from the Chinook people. The photographer, who has […]

A Message from The Chinook Indian Nation

"The Chinook Indian Nation must be federally recognized as an Indian Tribe. My Chinook community […]

Tribes That Aren’t Federally Recognized Face Unique Challenges, Teen Vogue

The Oregon and Washington-based Chinook Indian Nation has been fighting for recognition since 1899. They […]

Where Were You When Chinook Lost Our Federal Acknowledgement?

It was 19 years ago, today when Neal McCaleb, the Assistant Director of Indian Affairs, […]

Right a wrong: Restore federal recognition to Chinook Indian Nation, Seattle Times

If social justice matters to our congressional delegation, which we believe it does, then it […]

Unrecognized Tribes Struggle Without Federal Aid During Pandemic, NPR

The Chinook Indian Nation has about 3,000 members who mostly live near the mouth of […]

The ‘slow-motion genocide’ of the Chinook Indian Nation, High Country News

For over 120 years, the Chinook Indian Nation has been trying to prove its sovereignty […]

Pandemic leaves Chinook Nation in Washington, other tribes not federally recognized, at higher risk - Seattle Times

Rachel Lynne Cushman is used to getting calls from Chinook Nation members worried about losing […]

Tribal Nations and the United States, National Congress of American Indians

The guide "Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction" developed by the National Congress […]

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