The Yakama Nation Review is a bi-weekly newspaper printed by the Yakama Nation that includes articles of local importance. Articles in this issue are written by YNR staff writers, as well as external news outlets. In March 1994, the publication changed its name from Yakima Nation Review to Yakama Nation Review.
Page 1: Tribal fisherman found “not guilty”: Tribe charged men violated tribal regulations; defendants argued they were following their Creator’s “unwritten law”, Tribe, not individuals, has right to fish, says Fiander, Keefe stresses “Unwritten Law” of river traditions over tribal fish codes, Jury reaches unanimous verdict Page 2: Profiles of defendants, judge and attornies, Jurors believed they could deliver a fair and balanced decision/from page 1 Page 3: Special prosecutor calls expert witnesses & “Salmon-scam” office/page 1, Defendants testify that religion directed actions/from page 1 Page 4: Subpoenaed tribal council members testify/from page 3 Page 5: Residence: Tribal jail; occupation: Inmate-Yocsh,cont. From page 4 Page 5: David Sohappy, Sr. takes witness stand/from page 5 Page 6: Fisherman request extradition hearing/from page 1, Jury receives final instructions from judge, Presidential pardon requested in Salmon-scam Page 7: Headstart hosts annual pow-wow, Letters to People, “Happy Mother’s Day”, Miss Yakima Nation seeks support, Res. fishing season opens May 9, Wapato Senion High School Honor Roll for the second quarter announced, CRITFC working to resolve outstanding loans made to tribal fishermen, Tribal prosecutor appointed Page 8: Yakima Tribal Council Resolution Update: Resolution T-71-87 sets forth YIN fishing regulations, Resolution T-51-87 for Economic Development, Resolution T-53-87 for Forest Management Plan, Resolution T-54-87 for JTPA Program, Resolution T-55-87 for Wannapum Contractors, Inc., General Council formally adjourned; Special Session to be scheduled Page 9: Resolutions cont., T-68-87, T-69-97, T-70-87, T-72-87, T-73-87, T-74-87, T-75-87, T-76-87, T-77-87, T78-87, T-79-87, T-80-87, T-81-87 Page 10: Miscellaneous information from laundry to cooking, Extension Smoke Signals, Ceremonial/Subsistence fishing permit notice Page 11: Sports, Mandaree tops Lapwai for all-Indian tournament crown Page 12: Have you seen these people? Classified Page 13: Walking On: Joseph Craig Jr., Lucy Mitchell, Jennifer Wheeler, Antoine Skahan Sr., Raymond John Sr., William “Bill” Nason, Bessie Snidups Kuneki, Jerry White Sr., Lakota Olney, Lucy Billy Sampson, John R. Craig Sr., Fishing Permits cont., “Thank You”, Corps’ plan fails fish