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From London, a tribe’s artifacts come home

Tribal artifacts that have been hidden away in the archives of the British Museum in London for nearly 120 years are being returned to a Native American tribe for an exhibit at its own museum — a facility the tribe expanded and upgraded in part to reclaim these pieces central to its complicated heritage.

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6/12/2018

article From London, a tribe’s artifacts come home
(Oregon) -- Tribal artifacts that have been hidden away in the archives of the British Museum in London for nearly 120 years are being returned to a Native American...

12/19/2017

article Linn, Benton nonprofits receive grants
(Oregon) -- The Spirit Mountain Community Fund awarded $770,422 to 40 nonprofit organizations in Benton, Clackamas, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk,...

9/11/2017

article Two newcomers join Grand Ronde Tribal Council
(Oregon) -- Newcomers Michael Langley and Lisa Leno, in addition to incumbent Chris Mercier, were elected to the Grand Ronde Tribal Council Saturday.

5/27/2017

article Spirit Mountain likes its odds against casino rivals
(Oregon) -- Spirit Mountain managers concede the arrival of a glittering new rival underscored the casino's distance from Portland, the big city that helps feed its...

2/22/2017

article Grand Ronde Tribe reassesses its banking relationship with Wells Fargo
(Oregon) -- The Grand Ronde tribe reassessing its banking relationship with Wells Fargo. Recent negative news about Wells Fargo Bank coupled with the bank’s...

2/11/2017

article Eighth-grade teacher embraces Tribal history curriculum
(Texas) -- Eighth-grade students at Faulconer-Chapman School have a much more realistic view of local Native American history now that they are learning the Confederated...

1/8/2017

article Grand Ronde Tribe Adopts Independent Press Ordinance
(Washington) -- Since 1984, The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde has published a tribal newspaper called Smoke Signals, but it was on December 28, 2016 that the Grand...

11/12/2016

article 885 acres to Grand Ronde: County reaches timberland sale agreement with tribes
(Oregon) -- Tillamook County Commissioners are moving forward with a $5.5 million sale of 885 acres of timberland to the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

11/9/2016

article Grand Ronde Tribes seek new judges after losing disenrollment dispute
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde are hiring a new appellate court, just three months after losing a major disenrollment case. All three appellate judge...

11/1/2016

article Oregon tribe drops opposition to coming Ilani Casino
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes Of The Grand Ronde has reportedly decided to end its long-running opposition to attempts by the rival Cowlitz Tribe to open the $510...

10/6/2016

article Descendants of treaty signer back on rolls of Grand Ronde Tribes
(Oregon) -- A dispute that helped draw nationwide attention to the disenrollment epidemic in Indian Country has resulted in victory for the descendants of a treaty...

9/24/2016

article Tribal courts and boards feud over membership
(Oregon) -- It’s a long walk for Debi Anderson to the podium. She’s come to the Grand Ronde tribal council meeting to address her tribe, and the sound of her...

9/23/2016

article Forest Center wraps up exhibit celebrating Grand Ronde tribes
(Oregon) -- Tillamook Forest Center will host a day-long event Sunday, Sept. 25 celebrating the history, culture and artistry of the 27 Confederated Tribes of the Grand...

9/20/2016

article B-I-N-G-O: How the Grand Ronde might spell casino at former Greyhound Park
(Oregon) -- In Oregon, slot machines are found in two types of places. The first are bars and restaurants, which are limited to six terminals run through the Oregon...
article Grand Ronde Tribes yet to add descendants of chief back to roll
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon are moving slowly when it comes to putting the descendants of a chief back on the rolls. The 86 descendants...

9/19/2016

article Who's in and who's out: Tribal courts and boards feud over membership
(Oregon) -- It’s a long walk for Debi Anderson to the podium. She’s come to the Grand Ronde tribal council meeting to address her tribe, and the sound of her...

9/14/2016

article Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casino
(Oregon) -- Oregon's Grand Ronde tribe is taking its opposition to the Cowlitz tribal casino to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Statesman Journal in Salem reports that...
article Oregon tribe to appeal casino complaint to the United States Supreme Court
(Oregon) -- After losing its federal appeal against the opening of the planned Ilani Casino Resort in July, the Confederated Tribes Of The Grand Ronde Community Of...

9/13/2016

article Grand Ronde appeals to U.S. Supreme Court
(Oregon) -- Oregon’s Grand Ronde tribe is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt construction of a 368,000-square-foot casino in La Center, Washington, after...

8/19/2016

article Grande Ronde Oregon Gaming Could Take 41 Percent Revenue Hit From Washington Casino
(Oregon) -- While in Washington, the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million Ilani casino, expected to open in spring 2017, will be located closer to Portland than Grand Ronde...

8/18/2016

article Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community v. Jewell and Other Selected Cases
(Oregon) -- In Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community v. Jewell, 2016 WL 4056092 (D.C. Cir. 2016), the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community and...

8/17/2016

article Cowlitz Washington casino could cause Grand Ronde to lose 41% of revenues
(Oregon) -- After a decision was made by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to allow the Cowlitz Tribe to build a casino in the state of Washington, the Grand Ronde Tribe...
article Grand Ronde: Big revenue loss if casino opens near Portland
(Oregon) -- The Grand Ronde Tribe expects to lose as much as 41 percent of its revenue after a decision by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowing the Cowlitz Tribe...

8/7/2016

article Casino under consideration for Wood Village yet again
(Oregon) -- Bruce Studer and Matt Rossman have tried unsuccessfully several times to create a casino in Multnomah County Oregon. The two men are now at it again, having...

8/6/2016

article Private casino backers trying again in Wood Village
(Oregon) -- The duo behind a number of failed efforts to build a private casino in east Multnomah County said Friday that they are determined to try again, announcing...

8/2/2016

article Grand Ronde Tribes plan hotel and won't rule out casino at new site
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde are slowly revealing plans for a former racetrack near Oregon's most populous city. The tribe wants to build an...
article Greyhound Park Grandstand Meets With A Bulldozer
(Oregon) -- The demolition of the Greyhound Racing Park Grandstand building took place today. Cranes and bulldozers began tearing down the iconic structure in big...
article Oregon tribe reveals plan for Multnomah Greyhound Park
(Oregon) -- After purchasing the derelict Multnomah Greyhound Park in October, the Confederated Tribes Of The Grand Ronde Community has revealed that it now wants to...

8/1/2016

article Details, including an 8-story hotel, emerge for tribe's site at former greyhound park
(Oregon) -- Demolition crews have been dismantling the former Multnomah Greyhound Park in Wood Village since April. By tomorrow, they should be largely done tearing down...

6/28/2016

article Multnomah Greyhound Park Will Be Demolished Next Month
(Oregon) -- The historic Multnomah Greyhound Park played host to a farewell celebration Tuesday before its complete demolition early next month. The ceremony, which drew...
article NO CASINO: Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde hold farewell ceremony at former Multnomah Greyhound Park, mull options
(Oregon) -- As a kid, Janet Cruz used to go to the old Multnomah Greyhound Park and watch the dog races with her father, Robert Wales. "My dad would say I could...

6/24/2016

article Grand Ronde Tribes to finish demolition work at site of old racetrack
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde purchased a former racetrack in Oregon last year but haven't announced plans for the site. The tribe paid about $...

4/14/2016

article Demolition of former Multnomah Greyhound Park beginning this week
(Oregon) -- The demolition of the former Multnomah Greyhound Park is beginning this week, according to a news release issued by the Grand Ronde tribal confederation,...
article Multnomah Greyhound Park Reaches the Finish Line
(Oregon) -- It's the finish line for the former Mutnomah Greyhound Park, which has sat unused for more than 10 years. The park was purchased last year by the tribe...

4/13/2016

article Grand Ronde Tribe to begin demolition of Multnomah Greyhound Park, no casino likely
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde purchased the former Multnomah Greyhound Park in Wood Village, Oregon last October and demolition is set to proceed...
article Grand Ronde Tribes start Multnomah Greyhound Park demolition
(Oregon) -- The end of the former Multnomah Greyhound Park is neigh. The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde will begin demolishing the decaying facility this week. The...

11/5/2015

article Grand Ronde tribe buys former dog track, fuels casino rumors
(Oregon) -- The Grand Ronde tribal confederation has purchased a former greyhound racetrack in Wood Village, fueling new rumors about whether a casino will end up on the...

10/22/2015

article Tribe's plans unclear for greyhound park site
(Oregon) -- Despite the Grand Ronde tribe finalizing its purchase of the former Multnomah Greyhound Park in Wood Village, plans for the site remain unclear. Justin...

10/19/2015

article Is a Portland Casino a Good Idea?
(Oregon) -- The possibility of a casino being erected at the site of the former Wood Village greyhound racing track has been renewed after the track was purchased by a...
article Tribe's plans unclear for greyhound park site
(Oregon) -- Despite the Grand Ronde tribe finalizing its purchase of the former Multnomah Greyhound Park in Wood Village, plans for the site remain unclear. Justin...

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