native americans

Northwestern Band of Shoshone sues Idaho over hunting rights

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation is suing Idaho Gov. Brad Little and state wildlife officials in federal court, contending the state has wrongly denied the tribe hunting rights guaranteed by the 1868 Treaty of…

Group to run 215-mile relay in honor of Indigenous children

WELLPINIT, Wash. -- In honor of the 215 Indigenous children, whose remains were found at Kamloops Indian Residential School in Canada, a group will run a 215-mile relay across Washington state. Danny Brigman, organizer of the event and member of…

Spokane Tribe Casino to hold first Craft Fair

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. -- Looking for some art and something to do this weekend? The Spokane Tribe Casino will be holding it's first Craft Fair on Saturday, June 12. The fair will hold a silent auction of artwork made by…

New art at People's Park salutes Native American ingenuity

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Local artist Sarah Thompson Moore oversaw the finishing touches on the art sculpture, Convergence at People’s Park on Thursday, celebrating the history and ingenuity of traditional fishing technologies. It involved sandblasting and engraving 16 pictographs and their…