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Emily Schwing / Northwest News Network

Members of Idaho’s Nez Perce tribe are concerned about their treaty rights under a new president. That was the topic of the day at a conference that opened Friday in Lewiston, Idaho.

Nakia Williamson / Nez Perce Tribe

In Paris Monday, an auction of 400 artifacts included a pair of leggings that could have been worn by a woman from the Nez Perce Tribe of northern Idaho in the 1890s. Questions about whether many of the items had been acquired legally nearly halted the auction.

Atomic Heritage Foundation

When the federal government decided to make plutonium in southeast Washington, early farmers and whole villages of Native Americans were kicked out. Now, a new collection of oral histories tells some of these stories of the Hanford site.

Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

The story most people learn about the Nez Perce Tribe and the capture of Chief Joseph doesn't tell the whole history. 

Limited Alternative Routes For GE's 'Megaloads'

Oct 28, 2013
Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

A subsidiary of General Electric says it’s looking for alternative options for moving huge water purification equipment from the Northwest to Alberta, Canada.

Federal Judge Halts 'Megaloads' On Idaho Highway

Sep 13, 2013
Bett Haverstick / Friends of the Clearwater.

A federal judge has halted so-called "megaload" traffic through a wild and scenic corridor in Idaho.

'Megaload' To Hit The Road, Even Without Federal OK

Aug 5, 2013
Bett Haverstick / Friends of the Clearwater.

The head of the Nez Perce Tribe says he's "shocked" by the "audacity" of an Oregon shipper that plans to haul extra-large loads through a protected stretch of Idaho. The company says it will start moving a so-called "megaload" Monday night. That’s despite the fact that it doesn't have approval from the U.S. Forest Service.