Yakama Nation Review, Volume 28, Number 17

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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: Yankton reservation now ‘diminished’; A train of witnesses, House probes casino deal; Acid vial trips Hanford emergency evacuation; Appeals court upholds treaty shellfish rights; Corps defends cover for Kennewick man; Bechtel developing new Hanford contamination plan; Comprehensive B.C. treaty hits some snags.
Page 2: Tiin-Ma triumphs on mascot issue; Hatchery review underway; Week will honor hospitalized vets; Quickly.
Page 3: Appeals court upholds treaty shellfish rights (continued from page 1); Training sessions scheduled; Casino training shifting toward high; Interior prepares intervenor plan; Wapato leaving NIGA; Acid vial trips evacuation (continued from page 1); Court weighs state suit against tribes (continued from page 1).
Page 4: WBC Seeks candidate; Elders’ dinner set Mar. 13; Mull police commissioner; Native Northwest; Washington; DOE: $5 million for downwinder research; FBI looking into death of Swinomish teenager; New Nisqually school resembles a longhouse; Shi-Shi beach trail will be ready by fall; Oregon; Grand Ronde casino profits fund congressional fellowships; CRITFC watershed program aiming to save salmon runs; Using the Umatilla basin model.
Page 5: House probes casino deal (continued from page 1); Zedillo renews call for peace across beleaguered Chiapas; Vatican: Some land seizures acceptable; Speedy tax help offered; B.C. Treaty hits some snags (continued from page 1);
Page 6: ‘An icon of history’ Lewis exhumation denied; Looters scour Hanford reach; Sandal found in cave 9,000 years old; Yes: cowboy-poets; Cheney seeks entrants; Ceremonial Calendar.
Page 7: People in the news; Miramax will distribute Alexie’s ‘Smoke Signals’; Winter weather caution; WSU fits McCloud’s aims.
Page 8: Opinion and commentary; out of the mailbag; Meeting deepest needs of children; aids crisis: knowledge first step; Who defines meaning of ‘bias’?; Whose petition?;
Page 9: Walking On; Peter Labounty Hoyt Jr.; Paul Joseph Lopez; Burton Lee Dick; Debra Ann George; Evelyn Iyall Greycloud; Isadore B. Johnson; Clinton Roy Shilow; Henry Jackson Jr. Memorial; Alizabeth Doublerunner memorial; Lester Lewis memorial.
Page 10: Sports; Cougarettes AAU Champions, White Swan joins 340 other teams in Winter AAU league; Yakama veterans win Colville classic; Harrah lady panthers 4th grade champs; Instant replays.
Page 11: classifieds; employment; Yakama gaming commissions food and beverage director Yakama legends casino; Marketing director; chief of security; vice-president casino operations legends casino; Facilities director; education counselor; watershed restoration specialist; compliance officer; supervisory criminal investigator; criminal investigator; police sergeant; alcohol and drug coordinator; for sale; for rent;
Page 12: Across Native America; northern plains; High court hears Crow severance tax case Feb. 24; Standing rock teen suicides spark new counseling efforts; Southwest; Mandatory Indian history lessons in Arizona schools; Nine California Tribes from statewide alliance; Southern plains; Cherokee councilman sues Byrd over deficits; Northeast; Clinton honors Mankiller with Medal of Freedom; Southeast; USET teen summit probes sovereignty, gaming; Roster: Wapato longhouse winners.