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Tribes Again Lead the Way

Tribes Again Lead the Way

Tribal people across the United States are once again showing the way, this time by leading the...

In memoriam: Elizabeth Furse

In memoriam: Elizabeth Furse

Elizabeth at CRITFC's 2006 Wy-Kan-Ush-Pum Gala where she announced and gave out that year's Spirit...

In Memoriam: Johnny Jackson

In Memoriam: Johnny Jackson

The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission mourns the loss of our elder and Commissioner...

In Memoriam: Bobby Begay

In Memoriam: Bobby Begay

It is with heavy hearts we share that CRITFC has lost one of our own. Bobby Begay—Celilo Village...

2020 Census and Tribes

2020 Census and Tribes

The 2020 United States census is underway. This count, which happens every 10 years, helps...

Honoring Oceans on World Oceans Day

Honoring Oceans on World Oceans Day

Thanks to the heroic efforts and sacrifice of the salmon, people, animals, and plants hundreds of miles from the coast can take part in the richness that the ocean provides. On World Oceans Day, we honor the gifts that the oceans provide.

Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Peoples Day

by Jeremy FiveCrows, critfc public affairs “Everywhere you are, Indians have been.” This phrase...