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Marysville teachers plan Friday walkout to protest lack of school funding »

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09:29 am | By Paige Cornwell, Seattle Times    Teachers in the Marysville School District have voted to walk out of class Friday, becoming the 18th school district in northwest Washington to protest what they say is…

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Billionaire Paul Allen Backs Initiative To Punish Wildlife Traffickers »

Ken Goddard holds an elephant tusk, one of 72 the lab recieved in a poaching investigation. The case has gone cold.
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08:01 am |   By Courtney Flatt, NPR Seattle billionaire Paul Allen is financing a campaign that could ask Washington voters  to impose penalties for selling animal parts from certain endangered species. The proposed ballot measure aims to…

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12:26 pm | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   Effects of climate change and the ongoing loss of salmon habitat came home…

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NDSU student wins largest Native American pageant »

Cheyenne Brady, a 22-year-old senior at North Dakota State University, was crowned Miss Indian World at the Gathering of Nations powwow on April 25

10:21 am |  By Grace Lyden, Inforum.com FARGO — All her life, Cheyenne Brady has watched the annual crowning of Miss Indian…

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Charges Against 6 Officers In Freddie Gray’s Death Range From Murder To Assault »

People protesting the death of Freddie Gray and demanding police accountability took to the streets in Baltimore's Sandtown neighborhood again Thursday night.
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01:48 pm | by Bill Chappell NPR   The Baltimore Police Department’s report on the death of Freddie Gray is now being examined by…

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New Oil Train Rules Get Mixed Reactions In Northwest »

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01:21 pm |   By Tony Schick, OPB Oil trains are getting stronger tank cars, better brakes, slower speed limits and  possibly…

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Cherokee Teen Will Carry Torch at Special Olympics »

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Sway-Anne Byrd, Cherokee, is a 14-year-old competitor in the Special Olympics.

08:21 am | Sam Laskaris, Indian Country Today For the third consecutive year, Sway-Anne Byrd will compete in the Area Special Olympic…

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Cherokee Teen Will Carry Torch at Special Olympics »

08:21 am | Sam Laskaris, Indian Country Today For the third consecutive year, Sway-Anne Byrd will compete in the Area Special Olympic Games in her hometown. But for the 14-year-old Cherokee girl, who lives in Havre, Montana, this year’s games will have some added significance. That’s because the teenager, who was born with Down syndrome, will carry the…

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Sway-Anne Byrd, Cherokee, is a 14-year-old competitor in the Special Olympics.

Tomorrow’s Salmon »

12:26 pm | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   Effects of climate change and the ongoing loss of salmon habitat came home to roost at this year’s tribal and state salmon fishing season setting process. The result was some of the most restrictive salmon fisheries ever seen in some areas. A record low snowpack, low stream flows and…

May 4 2015 / Read More »
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Tulalip News visits the Burke Museum, and so should you! »

09:23 am | Traditional inspirations, modern expressions       By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News The Burke Museum, located on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, is currently showcasing their Native American artwork exhibit Here & Now: Native Artists Inspired. The exhibit is on display through July 27, 2015. Here & Now showcases how today’s artists learn…

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U.S. Department of Education Announces $3 Million In Grants Available to Help Native Youth »

08:47 am | Source:WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Education today announced the availability of an estimated $3 million in grants to help Native American youth become college- and career-ready. Funding for the new Native Youth Community Projects is a key step toward implementing President Obama’s commitment to improving the lives of American Indian and Alaskan…

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Tomorrow’s Salmon »

12:26 pm | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   Effects of climate change and the ongoing loss of salmon habitat came home to roost at this year’s tribal and state salmon fishing season setting process. The result was some of the most restrictive salmon fisheries ever seen in some areas. A record low snowpack, low stream flows and…

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12:26 pm | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   Effects of climate change and the ongoing loss of salmon habitat came home to roost at this year’s tribal and state salmon fishing season…

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Tulalip News visits the Burke Museum, and so should you! »

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09:23 am | Traditional inspirations, modern expressions       By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News The Burke Museum, located on the University of Washington campus…

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Strengthening resiliency for our Tribal community »

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11:47 am | By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  On Monday, May 11, and Tuesday, May 12, the Tulalip Resort Casino will host the Tulalip community…

Apr 29 2015 / Read More »
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U.S. Department of Education Announces $3 Million In Grants Available to Help Native Youth »

08:47 am | Source:WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Education today announced the availability of an estimated $3 million in grants to help Native American youth become college- and career-ready. Funding…

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