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08:51 am | Tribal leaders are skeptical of a proposal by Gov. Jay Inslee to set new water-quality standards.   By Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times, July 21, 2014   Some tribal leaders and environmental groups…

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Canoe Journey Message: Protect Our Fragile Environment »

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03:12 pm |   Richard Walker, Indian Country Today       En route to the territory of the Heiltsuk First Nation, pullers in the 2014 Canoe Journey traveled through territory so beautiful it will be…

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Obama Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Tribes to Take Over Schools »

Horses graze outside the Loneman School, a Bureau of Indian Education school operated by a locally-elected school board on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.--Swikar Patel/Education Week

04:13 pm | By Lesli A. Maxwell on July 24, 2014 11:41 AM Education Week The Obama administration is moving ahead with its plans to…

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Oil Train derails in Seattle, no leaks »

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07:39 am |   by KING 5 News Posted on July 24, 2014 at 6:48 AM A train derailed under Seattle’s Magnolia…

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Critics say proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient »

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08:51 am | Tribal leaders are skeptical of a proposal by Gov. Jay Inslee to set new water-quality standards.   By Lynda…

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Secretary Jewell Commends President’s Intent to Nominate Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri as Chair of National Indian Gaming Commission »

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03:41 pm |   Source: U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today applauded President Obama’s…

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San Juan Island’s Iconic House Posts Celebrate 10 Years »

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Susan Point's 'Interaction' house posts at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington. Source: susanpoint.com

03:17 pm |   Richard Walker, 7/21/14, Indian Country Today   Residents of San Juan Island, Washington, the original home of the…

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  • Horses graze outside the Loneman School, a Bureau of Indian Education school operated by a locally-elected school board on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.--Swikar Patel/Education Week

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Susan Point's 'Interaction' house posts at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington. Source: susanpoint.com

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FILE - This Aug. 16, 2013 file photo shows Ted Nugent performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore. A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4, 2014, concert by Nugent at its casino. The Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Monday, July 21, 2014, said that the cancellation of the concert at the casino in Worley was because of what it called the rocker's "racist and hate-filled remarks.'' (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

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It’s showtime for Shoni Schimmel as she spotlights Rez Ball »

02:06 pm | By Bob Young, Arizona Republic Rick Schimmel’s T-shirt said it all. “Rez Ball Rules.” Reservation-style basketball, as demonstrated by rookie Shoni Schimmel, sure ruled the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday at US Airways Center. And if you want an explanation of Rez Ball, well, WNBA President Laurel Richie provided a pretty good one when she…

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The East's Shoni Schimmel celebrates with her MVP following their 125-124 win over the West in the WNBA All-Star Game Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo: David KadlubowskI/azcentral sports)

Obama Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Tribes to Take Over Schools »

04:13 pm | By Lesli A. Maxwell on July 24, 2014 11:41 AM Education Week The Obama administration is moving ahead with its plans to improve the federally funded schools that serve tens of thousands of American Indian students with an announcement of $2.5 million in grants to entice tribes to take more control over educating their children. U.S. Secretary of the Interior…

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Horses graze outside the Loneman School, a Bureau of Indian Education school operated by a locally-elected school board on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.--Swikar Patel/Education Week

Citing ‘racist views,’ tribe cancels Nugent show »

11:35 am | By Associated Press WORLEY, Idaho (AP) — A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe on Monday said that the cancellation of the concert at the casino in the northwest Idaho city of Worley was because of the rocker’s “racist and hate-filled remarks.”…

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Photo By Owen Sweeney/Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP 
FILE - This Aug. 16, 2013 file photo shows Ted Nugent performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore. A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4, 2014, concert by Nugent at its casino. The Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Monday, July 21, 2014, said that the cancellation of the concert at the casino in Worley was because of what it called the rocker's "racist and hate-filled remarks.'' (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Obama Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Tribes to Take Over Schools »

04:13 pm | By Lesli A. Maxwell on July 24, 2014 11:41 AM Education Week The Obama administration is moving ahead with its plans to improve the federally funded schools that serve tens of thousands of American Indian students with an announcement of $2.5 million in grants to entice tribes to take more control over educating their children. U.S. Secretary of the Interior…

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Horses graze outside the Loneman School, a Bureau of Indian Education school operated by a locally-elected school board on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.--Swikar Patel/Education Week

Oil Train derails in Seattle, no leaks »

07:39 am |   by KING 5 News Posted on July 24, 2014 at 6:48 AM A train derailed under Seattle’s Magnolia Bridge early Thursday morning. A Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesperson said the train was carrying crude oil. Two of the tanker cars slightly derailed, but nothing was leaking. Nobody was hurt. BNSF said it is investigating the…

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Oil Train derails in Seattle, no leaks »

07:39 am |   by KING 5 News Posted on July 24, 2014 at 6:48 AM A train derailed under Seattle’s Magnolia Bridge early Thursday morning. A Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesperson said…

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New Report: Oso Landslide Rooted In Long History Of Slides »

A photo taken immediately after the March 22 slide that killed 43 people and destroyed dozens of homes in Oso, Washington. A new scientific reports says a history of landslides and a huge volume of precipitation were big contributors to the slide. | credit: Washington Department of Transportation

08:55 am |   By: Ashley Ahearn, KUOW SEATTLE — Scientists have concluded that rain, groundwater seepage and a long history of big landslides likely…

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San Juan Island’s Iconic House Posts Celebrate 10 Years »

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Susan Point's 'Interaction' house posts at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington. Source: susanpoint.com

03:17 pm |   Richard Walker, 7/21/14, Indian Country Today   Residents of San Juan Island, Washington, the original home of the Lummi, Samish and…

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04:38 pm | Tulalip tribal member working towards Juris Doctorate By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – For Michelle Sheldon, law has always been…

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The National Indian Education Association Returns to Alaska »

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08:53 am |     The National Indian Education Association will be returning to Alaska for their 45th Annual Convention and Tradeshow. The four-day Convention will…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Dr. Larry Nyland appointed Interim Superintendent » Colleges aim to attract more Native American students » Study Evaluates Young Native Adults’ Connection to Tribal Lands » Five Students Earn Scholarships from Northwest Indian Bar Association » Tulalip Tutorial Program Summer School Open House, July 17 »
Horses graze outside the Loneman School, a Bureau of Indian Education school operated by a locally-elected school board on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.--Swikar Patel/Education Week

Obama Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Tribes to Take Over Schools »

04:13 pm | By Lesli A. Maxwell on July 24, 2014 11:41 AM Education Week The Obama administration is moving ahead with its plans to improve the federally funded schools that serve tens of thousands of…

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