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Swinomish tribe worries rising sea levels threaten tradition, culture »

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Tribal fisherman Randy Fornsby hoists a chinook salmon on the bank of the Skagit River west of Mount Vernon, Wash., Sept. 2, 1987. The Swinomish and Upper Skagit tribes shared a fishing area just upriver from where the Skagit breaks into its north and south forks.

04:49 pm |   By: Kimberly Cauvel, Skagit Valley Herald, August 31, 2014   LA CONNER, Wash. – With 95 percent of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community’s reservation borders on the water, the tribe is concerned…

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Warm waters send millions of salmon to Canada, not Wash. »

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06:40 pm | Unusually warm water off the Washington coast is sending the vast majority of the sockeye-salmon run to Canadian waters, leaving Puget Sound fishermen with nearly empty nets.   By: Associated Press   BELLINGHAM…

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Moving Back Home Together – Rarest Native Animals Find Haven on Tribal Lands »

Yellowstone bison were released at the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana in 2013. Native American tribes have created a host of programs to aid unique Western species. Credit Jonathan Proctor/Defenders of Wildlife

04:57 pm | By NATE SCHWEBERAUG. 25, 2014, New York Times FORT BELKNAP AGENCY, Mont. — In the employee directory of the…

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Oklahoma State Fans Hold ‘Trail of Tears’ Banner for College GameDay »

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07:52 am |   Indian Country Today, 8/30/14   A group of Oklahoma State University football fans have sparked outrage for a…

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Native American Women Finally Seeing Protections They Need »

Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women presenting her report to the UN General Assembly in New York, 2011.

09:30 am | After decades of grassroots advocacy and calls to action, the Violence Against Women Act is putting justice back in…

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AB 52, Native American bill, passes Senate »

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09:02 am | Major changes to legislation co-authored by Alejo By Phillip Molnar, Monterey Herald SACRAMENTO >> Native American legislation seemingly opposed…

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Trahant: Take the ‘Voting Booth’ Challenge »

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03:06 pm | Last winter, months before your Facebook feed started filling with videos of folks taking the “ice-bucket challenge,” Native Americans…

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  • Yellowstone bison were released at the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana in 2013. Native American tribes have created a host of programs to aid unique Western species. Credit Jonathan Proctor/Defenders of Wildlife

    Moving Back Home Together – Rarest Native Animals Find Haven on Tribal Lands

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    Oklahoma State Fans Hold ‘Trail of Tears’ Banner for College GameDay

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  • Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women presenting her report to the UN General Assembly in New York, 2011.

    Native American Women Finally Seeing Protections They Need

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    AB 52, Native American bill, passes Senate

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    Trahant: Take the ‘Voting Booth’ Challenge

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    Department of Justice Releases Second Report to Congress on Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions

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  • A Whiting Petroleum Co. pump jack pulls crude oil from the Bakken region of the Northern Plains near Bainville, Mont., on Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

    Bakken: $3M in grants to address violence against women in rural, tribal communities

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    Limits on Access to Eagle Feathers Questioned

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    Remarks by Associate Attorney General Tony West at the Four Corners Conference

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Totem pole painter and carver Lucy London touches up the paint on a traveling 19-foot totem pole that visited Spokane on Tuesday. The totem pole’s 2,500-mile, two-nation journey includes stops in communities impacted by increased coal and oil rail traffic.

    Western Washington tribe brings protest against planned coal export terminal to Spokane

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    UPDATED — Only debris left to clean up as Elwha River is free to travel its own path [ **WITH VIDEO ** ]

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Leno Vela (center), 11, talks with JJ Gray (right), 5, at the Tulalip Boys and Girls Club.

    For tribes, generosity is tradition

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    Department of Justice Releases Second Report to Congress on Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions

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  • Washington’s November election will decide three statewide ballot measures.
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    Nearly $6 Million And Counting For Washington Fall Ballot Measures

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Oklahoma State Fans Hold ‘Trail of Tears’ Banner for College GameDay »

07:52 am |   Indian Country Today, 8/30/14   A group of Oklahoma State University football fans have sparked outrage for a sign they created to hold during ESPN’s GameDay football-preview show. The Oklahoma State Cowboys play the Florida State Seminoles tonight in a game in Arlington, Texas. The fans in question evidently felt that referencing a historical…

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Moving Back Home Together – Rarest Native Animals Find Haven on Tribal Lands »

04:57 pm | By NATE SCHWEBERAUG. 25, 2014, New York Times FORT BELKNAP AGENCY, Mont. — In the employee directory of the Fort Belknap Reservation, Bronc Speak Thunder’s title is buffalo wrangler. In 2012, Mr. Speak Thunder drove a livestock trailer in a convoy from Yellowstone National Park that returned genetically pure bison to tribal land in northeastern…

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Yellowstone bison were released at the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana in 2013. Native American tribes have created a host of programs to aid unique Western species. Credit Jonathan Proctor/Defenders of Wildlife

Maybe Don’t Wear a Warbonnet to the First-Ever All-Native Art Exhibit at Bumbershoot »

07:41 am | And Don’t Trip Over Custer     By Jen Graves, the Stranger   Wendy Red Star’s great-grandfathers played themselves in the 19th-century vaudeville show Buffalo Bill’s Wild West & Congress of Rough Riders of the World. They also played themselves, or not, in a human-zoo-style exhibit at the St. Louis World’s Fair. Now Wendy Red…

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‘HIPSTERHEADDRESS WARPATH 2014’ Wendy Red Star is tackling history directly.

M’ville students learn about cardiac arrest »

08:00 am |   By: Brandon Adam, Arlington Times, August 29, 2014   MARYSVILLE — The Marysville School District was visited by the Nick of Time Foundation at Marysville Getchell High School. The school district was on the wait list for three years, and they decided that the MG campus would be the best meeting ground for Marysville…

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Historic Vote to End Columbus Day in Seattle »

08:19 am | Source: Catalytic Community September 2, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.   Seattle City Hall 600 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98104   Event website   On September 2nd, the Seattle City Council will vote on a resolution supported by members of the Seattle Urban and Reservation Native communities to end Columbus Day in Seattle and replace it…

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Historic Vote to End Columbus Day in Seattle »

08:19 am | Source: Catalytic Community September 2, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.   Seattle City Hall 600 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98104   Event website   On September 2nd, the Seattle City Council…

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New backpacks, fresh supplies »

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03:06 pm | BackpackDist2014 from Tulalip News on Vimeo. By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – The annual Tulalip Tribes Youth Services backpack distribution…

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USDA Announces $5.7 Million in Training Grants and other New Resources to Help Schools Serve Healthier Meals and Snacks »

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11:36 am | Source: USDA WASHINGTON, August 21, 2014 – Agriculture Under Secretary Kevin Concannon today announced additional tools to help schools serve healthier meals…

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Marysville-Pilchuck senior Jason Kent practices CPR.
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M’ville students learn about cardiac arrest »

08:00 am |   By: Brandon Adam, Arlington Times, August 29, 2014   MARYSVILLE — The Marysville School District was visited by the Nick of Time Foundation at Marysville Getchell High School. The…

Aug 31 2014 / Read More »