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Indian Summers: Nespelem Art Colony COMING MAY 11
WSC (WSU) Art students spend summers among the tribes living in north-central Washington
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Born to Learn PREVIEW
New science shows us birth to 3 years is an amazing time for your baby's developing brain!
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Remembering Spokane-Expo 74
Only the 1889 fire had a greater impact on Spokane than the EXPO 74 World's Fair
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COURAGE IN CORSETS TRAILER
Winning the Vote in Washington State, these women led the charge for suffrage nationwide.
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Injustice at Home premieres FEB 19
The violation of civil rights for Japanese Americans in Washington state during WWII.
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Some Native American tribes are also sovereign nations.
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The Colville Reservation
In 1872, President Ulysses s. Grant established the Colville reservation
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The Dawes "Allotment" Act
In 1887, the Dawes act attempted to integrate tribes into white society.
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Tribal members are finding individual ways of expressing their heritage
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Building of Grand Coulee Dam
The building of Grand Coulee Dam destroyed the fisheries of the native tribes.
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The Spokane Reservation
On January 18, 1881, President Rutherford B. Hayes established the Spokane reservation.
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The Coeur D'Alene Reservation
On November 8, 1873, the Coeur D'Alene reservation was established.
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Native American tribes have begun using the court system to ensure their rights.
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In 1855, the United States government signed treaties with native tribes.
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The U.S. government sends Native children to boarding schools.
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Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Native American families preserve their heritage by focusing on their native language.
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The treaties signed in the 1800s recognized the tribes as sovereign nations.
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Settlement of Grand Coulee Dam
In the 1940s, the U.S. government allowed tribes to sue for a portion of the dam's revenue
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The Native American tribes of the Inland Northwest have formed alliances.
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Troops led by Colonel George H. Wright were sent to Washington territory.
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The Donation Act
In 1850, congress passed the Donation Act
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Battle of the Spokane Plains
The Battle of the Spokane Plains spanned over 14 miles and weakened the allied tribes.
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The Spokane Treaty
Wright's troop signed a similar treaty with the Spokanes and other tribes
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In the early 1800's, European trappers expose the tribes to white religion.