In a world of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, a special people share the belief, wisdom, and hope that in working together they may provide not only a better life for their people today, but for generations to follow. 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 represents 57 Northwest tribal governments from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Northern California, Southeast Alaska, and Western Montana. ATNI is an organization whose foundation is composed of the people it is meant to serve – the Indian peoples. Representatives from the member tribes set the policy and direction during three yearly meetings. Through consistent leadership and the legacy of inter-tribal unity and cooperation, ATNI is recognized as the strongest regional Indian organization in the United States.

In past years ATNI thrived primarily through self-generated revenues from membership dues and our annual meetings. In recent years, ATNI has sought outside funds in order to meet complicated issues head on and provide regional services to member tribes. Although the past few years have seen great gains at home, as tribes take control of their lands and develop economic partnerships, they have been faced with additional challenges from Congress. The economic gains in the past few years cannot remedy the longstanding disparity of the past hundred years. Native peoples remain on the bottom of every social indicator – high unemployment, low income, high infant mortality, high teenage suicide and substandard housing. To continue the important work of ATNI, we need your support. We invite your tribe to join as members. Your membership dues and contributions help us strengthen our current program and expand our services to all tribes and native peoples. Members become a part of the ATNI information network, receiving notices of meetings, informational mailings, and legislative alerts. For more information please contact by phone at 503.249.5770

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Alaska

Organized Village of Kassan

Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes

Metlakatla Tribe

California

Hoopa Valley Tribe

Karuk Tribe

Smith River Rancheria

Yurok Tribe

Idaho

Coeur d’Alene Tribe

Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

Nez Perce Tribe

Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Nevada

Shoshone-Paiute Tribes

Summit Lake Paiute Tribe

Montana

Blackfeet Nation

Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy Reservation

Confederated Tribes of Salish & Kootenai

Crow Tribe

Oregon

Burns-Paiute Tribe

Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indians

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

Coquille Tribe

Cow Creek Band of Umpqua

Klamath Tribe

 

Washington

Chehalis Tribe

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Confederated Tribes and Bands of Yakama Indian Nation

Cowlitz Tribe

Hoh Tribe

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Kalispel Tribe

Lower Elwha S’Klallam Tribe

Lummi Indian Nation

Makah Indian Nation

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

Nisqually Tribe

Nooksack Indian Tribe

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe

Puyallup Tribe

Quileute Tribe

Quinault Indian Nation

Samish Indian Nation

Sauk-Suiattle Tribe

Shoalwater Bay Tribe

Skokomish Tribe

Snohomish Tribe

Snoqualmie Tribe

Spokane Tribe of Indians

Squaxin Island Tribe

Steilacoom Tribe

Stillaquamish Tribe

Suquamish Tribe

Swinomish Tribe

Tulalip Tribe

Upper Skagit Tribe

 

Tribal Memberships