One man’s 2011 clam digging citation became a watershed event for the Coquille Indian Tribe. It was one of many battles that the Pacific Northwest’s Indigenous peoples have fought to preserve access to traditional foods.
In a seven-part project, Indian Country Today explores the issues surrounding “food sovereignty.”
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Tribal members are welcome to submit public comments on the Kilkich Transportation Safety Project and proposed changes to the Tribal-Transportation Improvement Program through the BIA.
Call or e-mail Matt Jensen if you have any questions or want to provide comments on the proposed T-TIP update on the Kilkich Transportation Safety Project.
541-756-0904 ext. 1263
The Coquille Indian Tribe is seeking bids for Shishda Haws construction through the bidding website.
View Shishda Haws bidding website
Endangered species listing would have pros and cons
The Coquille Indian Tribe continues is working to protect and restore Chinook salmon, but it hasn’t taken a stance on the possibility of an endangered listing.
KCBY, Jan. 18, 2023
Tribe shares $815,000 with local nonprofits
Curry Coastal Pilot, Jan. 16, 2023
KCBY, Jan. 13, 2023
KAJO 99.7FM (Jackson County)
Oregon Public Broadcasting, Jan. 11, 2023
KQEN News Radio, Jan. 10, 2023 (Douglas County)
KMVU Fox 26, Jan. 10, 2023
KLCC, Jan. 10, 2023
Medford Mail Tribune, Jan. 9, 2023
KDRV, Jan. 9, 2023 (Jackson County)
KMTR, Jan. 9, 2023
KTVL, Jan. 9, 1023 (Jackson County)
KVAL, Jan. 9, 2023 (Jackson County)
Coos Bay proclamation
The proclamation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a step toward healing, one Coquille Tribal member says.
University of Oregon event
Coquille Tribal Chief Jason Younker and tribal Vice Chair Jon Ivy participated in Indigenous Peoples’ Day activities at the University of Oregon.
The Register Guard
Salmon bake supports health care
The Coquille Tribe put on a traditional salmon bake as part of the Oregon Wine Experience fundraiser for the Asanta Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network in Medford.
Oregon Wine Press