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02:22 pm |   Source: KOMO News   SEATTLE – Several Puget Sound cities are one step closer to water restrictions as the region’s record-setting hot, dry summer continues. Seattle, Everett and Tacoma are all activating…

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Adiya Jones earns MVP of all-Native invitational »

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10:51 am |   By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News; photos courtesy of Adiya Jones  The 13th annual Native American Basketball Invitation (NABI) tournament, presented by Nike N7, the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the Ak-Chin Indian…

Jul 22 2015 / Read More »
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California Indian Tribe Pursues Rights to Groundwater »

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A groundwater recharge facility for the Coachella Valley adds water imported from the Colorado River to the valley’s main aquifer and prevents the land from sinking and damaging the surrounding infrastructure.

02:50 pm | A court test of federal water law by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has implications for the…

Jul 29 2015 / Read More »

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act moves forward after markup session »

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11:15 am | By Kim Morrison, World Casino News H.R.511 gains momentum as members of the House Committee on Education and the…

Jul 29 2015 / Read More »

Indian tribes set to begin marijuana sales »

Tony Reider, president of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, wants to make his tribe the first in the nation to sell recreational marijuana. Here he’s shown under the grow lamps of a medical marijuana growing facility in Phoenix in March 2015.
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10:28 am | BY ROB HOTAKAINEN, Sun Herald WASHINGTON — Tourists soon may be able to go to a South Dakota Indian reservation,…

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Restored, opened habitat leads to record run of coho from Goldsborough Creek »

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02:25 pm | By Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission        SHELTON – The combination of dam removal and aggressive habitat restoration has…

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Goldwater Institute challenges Indian Child Welfare Act »

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04:11 pm | Suzette Brewer, Indian Country Today Media Network PHOENIX, Ariz. – On July 7, the Phoenix, Arizona-based Goldwater Institute announced…

Jul 22 2015 / Read More »

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  • Photo © Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for Circle of Blue
A groundwater recharge facility for the Coachella Valley adds water imported from the Colorado River to the valley’s main aquifer and prevents the land from sinking and damaging the surrounding infrastructure.

    California Indian Tribe Pursues Rights to Groundwater

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    Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act moves forward after markup session

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  • Tony Reider, president of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, wants to make his tribe the first in the nation to sell recreational marijuana. Here he’s shown under the grow lamps of a medical marijuana growing facility in Phoenix in March 2015.
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    Indian tribes set to begin marijuana sales

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  • Scott Steltzner, biologist for the Squaxin Island Tribe, inspects a newly constructed logjam in 2013.

    Restored, opened habitat leads to record run of coho from Goldsborough Creek

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    Goldwater Institute challenges Indian Child Welfare Act

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    Adiya Jones earns MVP of all-Native invitational

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    WNBA all-star Shoni Schimmel returns to sellout crowd

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    Wyoming gunman who shot two men was ‘hunting’ for homeless people: prosecutor

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    Adam Sandler on ‘Ridiculous Six’ Tension With Native American Actors: “Just a Misunderstanding”

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  • OPINION: The Affordable Care Act continues to evolve and improve, but more important, as more states expand Medicaid, they add real dollars to the Indian health system.
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    Alaska expands Medicaid, becomes next state to add ‘new money’ to Indian health system

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    Lenni-Lenape tribe sue Christie, New Jersey over alleged civil rights violations

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3-on-3 tournament takes over Tulalip Teen Center »

02:13 pm |   By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  Over the weekend of July 25 and 26, the Tulalip Teen Center hosted an ages 16 and up, 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Originally slated to be an All-Native tournament, it was amended to ‘open’ status, meaning anyone could play, last minute in order to field enough teams for ample competition.…

Jul 29 2015 / Read More »
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California Indian Tribe Pursues Rights to Groundwater »

02:50 pm | A court test of federal water law by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has implications for the American West. By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue As California implements a landmark law to balance demand for groundwater with available supplies, an Indian tribe’s lawsuit in federal court has the potential to add new layers…

Jul 29 2015 / Read More »
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A groundwater recharge facility for the Coachella Valley adds water imported from the Colorado River to the valley’s main aquifer and prevents the land from sinking and damaging the surrounding infrastructure.

Tulalip health clinic offers diabetes-cooking class »

08:51 am |   by Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  On Thursday, July 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the staff of the Tulalip’s Diabetes Care and Prevention Program hosted a diabetes cooking class. The purpose of this class was to learn and talk about the health benefits associated with garlic, onions and sugar free, wild berry jams.…

Jul 23 2015 / Read More »
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Wisdom Warriors find strength and balance in yoga »

01:55 pm |   By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  It’s a gorgeous, warm summer morning on Thursday, July 23. The Tulalip Wisdom Warriors are sitting only mere feet away from the calm, chilled waters of Tulalip Bay. They marvel at the magnificent world in front of them; the gentle rays of sunshine, the beautiful sky, the flagrant ocean…

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Wisdom Warriors find strength and balance in yoga »

01:55 pm |   By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  It’s a gorgeous, warm summer morning on Thursday, July 23. The Tulalip Wisdom Warriors are sitting only mere feet away from the calm, chilled…

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Flowers are Sunshine for the Soul »

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03:32 pm |   By Kim Kalliber, Tulalip News  As famously quoted by Luther Burbank, a botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science,  “Flowers always…

Jul 27 2015 / Read More »

WNBA all-star Shoni Schimmel returns to sellout crowd »

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10:04 am |   By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  On Saturday, July 18, Seattle’s KeyArena was home to the WNBA’s Seattle Storm second annual ‘Native…

Jul 22 2015 / Read More »
Indigenous Futures: keeping the past alive » Long time priest to Tulalip made honorary tribal member » Canoe trip celebrates Native Americans » New Snohomish County 911 service to assist when a call can’t be made » Habitat Must Carry More Weight »

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Navajos to vote on role language will play in tribal presidency »

FILE - In this Nov. 2014, file photo, Navajo Nation presidential candidate Russell Begaye, center, speaks with a group during the Navajo Nation elections outside of the Shiprock Chapter House in Shiprock, N.M. Voters on the country’s largest American Indian reservation are choosing a new president who will have to deal with rampant unemployment and a lack of infrastructure while helping tribal members through a bitter dispute that has divided communities. (Alexa Rogals/The Daily Times via AP, File)

05:01 pm | Tribal law now requires top leaders to understand, be fluent; voters will decide whether to continue or ease the qualification. By FELICIA…

Jul 21 2015 / Read More »

New Law Allows Native American Culture Teachers »

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04:37 pm | Governor Brown signs bill to allow credentials for Native American culture teachers Source: Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians SANTA YNEZ, CA…

Jul 16 2015 / Read More »
Children’s Reading Time at Hibulb this Saturday » Summer meal program for kids » Third graders present cultural fair highlighting STI curriculum » Professor Looks At Evolution Of American Indian Education » Larsen Leads Bill To Reauthorize School Safety Program »
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Tulalip health clinic offers diabetes-cooking class »

08:51 am |   by Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  On Thursday, July 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the staff of the Tulalip’s Diabetes Care and Prevention Program hosted a diabetes cooking…

Jul 23 2015 / Read More »

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