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Securing Sovereignty

Published: July 8, 2009, Author: JayTaber

Exercising Treaty Rights

The Umatilla tribe in Oregon has reached an agreement with the US Forest Service to graze tribal cattle on lands governed by their treaty rights. As the first such agreement in the country, I expect other tribes to develop their economic rights on federal lands as well.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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