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: Forest Products in Phase III (See story PAGE 6); Fifty-six years later, a Purple Heart (Continued on PAGE 7); Special General Council called with mixed outcomes (Continued on PAGE 4); BIA unveils CDIB change proposals; Tribal Council faces recall move (Continued on PAGE 4); Yakama Nation reclaims 28,000 acres of forest land (Continued on PAGE 2); Yakama Nation, PacifiCorps team up in hydroelectric licensing bid (Continued on PAGE 2); Inside.
Page 2: Nation, PacifiCorps in licensing bid (Continued from PAGE 1); Tribe seeks oversight of in-lieu sites; Yakama Nation pays $15 million for land (Continued from PAGE 1); Quickly: Yakama Nation, BIA issue burn ban; Language and culture meeting set; Yakama AAoA 'host annual hearing; New digital driver's licenses available; Crisis, support office needs advocates; Rez phone users to disregard bills; School board meeting changed.
Page 3: Advocacy for Native Women Who Have Been Raped, August 21-23, 2001, Seattle Washington; Dr. Walker: Need for circle of healing around children, families; Indian Country inmate number outpaces nationwide population; Camp Chaparral experience well worth the effort; follow-up needed; Indian education conference slated.
Page 4: Special session ends until regular November session (Continued from PAGE 1); Recall (Continued from PAGE 1).
Page 5: Native Northwest: OREGON: Oregon tribe lays cards on table for Hood River casino; Oregon officials dedicate Steens Mountain preserve; Spokane Tribe opens new ambulatory care addition; Woman sentenced in deaths of her three children; Tribal chairman surprised property belongs to tribe; MONTANA: Court rules pardons board must include Indians.
Page 6: Yakama Forest Products to start on mill's Phase III; WWPA says western lumber production down; Council approves signing MOU for casino distribution grants; Over 34,000 state households without phones; about 1,800 Yakamas received 'Rez Phones'; Rags-to-riches tribe besieged by new 'cousins'.
Page 7: People in the News: United Leaders return from Hawaii; Fifty-six years later, a Purple Heart (Continued from PAGE 1); Yakama Nation hires 48 summer employees in six tribal divisions; looking for tax relief; Ft. Sill Indian School sets reunion.
Page 8: Ceremonial Calendar; Crow's Shadow Institute hosts Conduit to the Mainstream Symposium; Court rules on Eagle Protection case; Haskell University opens new museum.
Page 9: Advertisement.
Page 10: Opinion & Commentary PX̱WÍ: Clashes expected over Bush's 164 nominees; Out of Our Mailbag: Time has come for tribe to adopt an economic policy; Don't recall saying wanted to be addict; If we fail, there will be no Nation; Not a member of ‘special group’; More letters PAGE 11.
Page 11: Out of Our Mailbag: No more lies, no more sneaking around, changed needed; Justice needs to be done for Indians; Wake up Yakama, save our children; Years since man 'served' on council; Native Indians, not Native Americans; Thank you for finding Martin; Don't pat Bush on the back just yet; Walking on: Jakob Samyiel Rudder; Jeremiah John Whitefoot; Norma V. Olney; George 'Masachi' Starr; James Stonesetting/Memorial; Memorial Clarification; Namegiving.
Page 12: Sports: Wapato grappler competes in National High School Wrestling championships; looks to next year; Ultimate Warrior Challenge gives history lesson; INFR President: Montana site 'rodeo-oriented'; Blue Thunder Correction; Rod Cowapoo Sr. pool tourney set; Bowling league forming.
Page 13: Classifieds: Employment; Legal Notices.
Page 14: Across Native America: EAST: Land-into-trust regulations targeted for withdrawal; Destroy IIM papers, lawyers get counseling sessions; SOUTHWEST: Traditional medicine used at hospital to treat diabetes; Judge bars governor from making future gaming pacts; Hopi runners bring light to misuse of groundwater.