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Posts published in “Nez Perce”

N.P. Tribal member says proposed change to legislation is attack on tribal sovereignty

From KLEWTV.com by Justine Spine January 28, 2021 LAPWAI, ID — Idaho lawmakers proposed a constitutional amendment for the State of Idaho which would prohibit the production, dispensing, and possession of recreational drugs not approved by the FDA. Mary Jane Oatman, cannabis advocate for indigenous people, introduces herself in her native…

One Indigenous Woman’s Prayers For Collective Cannabis Legalization

From greenentrepeneur.com original article by Mary Jane Oatman June 18 2020 On June 4th, a group of Nez Perce students organized a Natives for Black Lives Matter demonstration in front of the Nez Perce County Courthouse in Lewiston, Idaho. The event was supported by faculty, tribal leadership, and elders. The executive director…