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Colvilles recognize same sex marriage

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NESPELEM — The Colville Tribal Council on Thursday voted to recognize same-sex marriage.

Council Chairman Michael Finley said tribes have always known that gay people — who they call Two-Spirited Peoples — have a special place in their society.

Finley said tribal culture has long recognized that some people are born a certain gender, and are drawn to people of the same gender. “They’ve always been accepted,” he said. Now, tribal law will also treat them equally and with respect,…

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