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Contributions of William and Almira Raymond to Native Administration in Oregon

William Raymond was a sub-Indian agent from 1851 until at least 1857. He administered the tribes first at the Astoria sub-agency, then later moved the agency to Tillamook. 1,721 more words

Oregon Indians

Supreme Court case tests weight of old Native American treaties in 21st century

From The Conversation by Monte Mills:

On April 18, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Washington v. United States, which pits the state of Washington against the United States and 21 Indian tribes. 159 more words



We put tariffs on the table as part of the president’s initiative of putting an American first and American interest on equal footing when it comes to American trade policy going forward with our trading partners.  624 more words


Justice for the Rohingya and Minority Groups in Myanmar

Since August 2017, the plight of the Rohingya people has re-captured the attention of the international community. The United Nations and other parties have been slow to label the ongoing situation in the Rakhine region… 1,333 more words

Human Rights

Thinking about Syria

After hearing from several hundred constituents at our Syria listening sessions and from phone calls and emails to our office, it is clear United States military action in Syria is not what residents of the 23rd district want. 291 more words


Feds Want Input On Marijuana Reclassification

(Source: www.forbes.com)

The Trump administration is asking Americans for input on whether marijuana should be reclassified under international drug control treaties to which the U.S. 419 more words

Money Matters

When Annuities Ended on the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation

The closure of the 1853-1855 treaty annuities in 1875 was a time of hardship for some Oregon reservations. For 20 years the reservations of Oregon were fully or partially supported by annual payments based on the annuities of these treaties. 848 more words

Oregon Indians