Engage with our partners who serve Native American communities and tribes in Oregon and beyond.
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
In 1953 farsighted tribal leaders in the Northwest formed the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, and dedicated it to tribal sovereignty and self-determination. Today, ATNI is a nonprofit organization representing 57 Northwest tribal governments from Oregon, Idaho, Washington, southeast Alaska, Northern California and Western Montana. ATNI is an organization whose foundation is composed of the people it is meant to serve.
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
CRITFC coordinates management policy ...
The latest from ATNI’s tribal water initiative features tribal youth and leaders sharing their vision for the future of our waters
Getting in the water is just as important as walking the halls of the Capitol. We're tabling at The Big Float 8! Come out and tell us why clean water and healthy watersheds are important to you.
The water flowing in streams and percolating in the ground is directly connected to what comes out of your tap. We depend on clean water to support healthy communities, a vibrant economy, and habitat for native fish and wildlife. Water is the fundamental building block that defines our way of life in the Northwest.
But our clean water is at risk.
The EPA recently started the process to repeal the Clean Water Rule, a landmark set of guidelines that strengthened protections for important waterways. Without it, fewer streams, wetlands, and other waters would be protected by the Clean Water Act’s requirement to clean up polluted waters, its ...
Yesterday the Trump Administration put the sources of drinking water for more than 4 million Oregonians at greater risk, along with the streams and wetlands that filter pollution and provide habitat for wildlife, by starting the process to repeal the Clean Water Rule.