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Whale of a good story: Humpback comeback and new orca »

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08:11 am |     KOMO News     ANACORTES, Wash. — In a sea of bad news, some good news regarding whales on two fronts came out of the Pacific Whale Watch Association conference Monday in Anacortes.…

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Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization »

Audience members look on at a tribal marijuana conference for tribal governments considering whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal, agricultural, or recreational use, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tulalip, Wash. Representatives of 75 American Indian tribes from 35 states gathered to discuss what might be the next big financial boon on reservations across the country: marijuana. Tribes have been exploring the idea of getting into the pot business since the Obama administration announced in December it wouldn't stand in their way. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

02:42 pm | By The Associated Press TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization. Tribes have been wrestling with…

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Cooperation Keys Salmon Management, Recovery »

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02:46 pm | “Being Frank”   By Lorraine Loomis, Chair, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission As we begin our third decade of the annual state…

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DOE To Help Tribes Advance Renewable Energy Projects »

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09:44 am | By NAW staff,  North American WindPower The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says it will continue to provide assistance…

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New Mexico lawmakers to take testimony on proposed gambling compacts for tribal casinos »

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09:31 am | By The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — New Mexico lawmakers are facing a hard deadline as agreements that…

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Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces Revised Guidelines to Ensure that Native Children and Families Receive the Full Protection of the Indian Child Welfare Act »

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07:29 am | Guidelines clarify tribal authority, responsibilities of state courts and agencies in Indian child custody proceedings to protect tribal children…

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Appeal Decision Blocks Shell Oil Train Project »

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07:24 am | Victory: County must first analyze environmental and public health risks of dangerous oil rail project       By: Earth…

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  • The Senate confirmed Diane Humetewa to the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, making her the first-ever Native American woman to serve on the federal bench.

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Gold medal propels Billy Mills’ cause »

10:25 am | Only 10,000M Olympic champ in U.S. history still helping fellow Native Americans By Brianne Mirecki, ESPN.com When Billy Mills raced to one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history — winning the 10,000-meter gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Games — a lot of people wanted to congratulate him. Mills received a telegram from his best…

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His dark early days could not overshadow the joy of Billy Mills' Olympic triumph in 1964. (AP Photo)

Cooperation Keys Salmon Management, Recovery »

02:46 pm | “Being Frank”   By Lorraine Loomis, Chair, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission As we begin our third decade of the annual state and tribal salmon co-managers’ salmon season setting process called North of Falcon, it’s a good time to look at how far we’ve come and talk about our hopes for the future. There were some tough days…

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Native Art Weekend March 27-29, Burke Museum »

08:06 am | Seattle—“Culture is not stagnant. Through contact and the technological revolution, Tlingit culture is constantly adapting, observing, and searching for its place in the world,” said Alison O. Bremner, Tlingit artist.    Bremner is one of 13 artists participating in the Burke Museum’s Northwest Native Art Marketon Sunday, March 29. Born and raised in Southeast Alaska,…

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Eagle Rattle, by Alex McCarty. McCarty is one of 14 artists participating in the Burke Museum’s Northwest Native Art Market on Sunday, March 29. He will be selling his art and holding a carving demonstration on how he uses traditional tools to shape his work.
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S. Dakota Republican accuses Common Core of contributing to Native American deaths »

10:52 am | By Arturo Garcia, RawStory.com A South Dakota lawmaker made the bizarre claim on Tuesday that Common Core educational standards was partly to blame for a rash of deaths among Native Americans, Think Progress reported. “We’ve buried eight kids down on that reservation in the last week,” state Rep. Elizabeth May (R) said. “We need to…

Feb 27 2015 / Read More »
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Cooperation Keys Salmon Management, Recovery »

02:46 pm | “Being Frank”   By Lorraine Loomis, Chair, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission As we begin our third decade of the annual state and tribal salmon co-managers’ salmon season setting process called North of Falcon, it’s a good time to look at how far we’ve come and talk about our hopes for the future. There were some tough days…

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Cooperation Keys Salmon Management, Recovery »

02:46 pm | “Being Frank”   By Lorraine Loomis, Chair, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission As we begin our third decade of the annual state and tribal salmon co-managers’ salmon season setting process called North of…

Mar 2 2015 / Read More »

Native Art Weekend March 27-29, Burke Museum »

Eagle Rattle, by Alex McCarty. McCarty is one of 14 artists participating in the Burke Museum’s Northwest Native Art Market on Sunday, March 29. He will be selling his art and holding a carving demonstration on how he uses traditional tools to shape his work.
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08:06 am | Seattle—“Culture is not stagnant. Through contact and the technological revolution, Tlingit culture is constantly adapting, observing, and searching for its place in…

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TPD rolls out new fleet »

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08:00 am | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – You may have noticed that the Tulalip Police Department vehicles look a little different…

Feb 27 2015 / Read More »
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07:10 am | Get involved with WSU Extension Beach Watchers and  Beach Naturalists!  Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 p.m. at the Everett Public Library    Life…

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UW Bothell empowers Native American students to plan for college »

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03:15 pm |   by Micheal Rios, Tulalip News The University of Washington Bothell held its 3rd annual Reaching American Indian Nations (RAIN) event Friday,…

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S. Dakota Republican accuses Common Core of contributing to Native American deaths »

10:52 am | By Arturo Garcia, RawStory.com A South Dakota lawmaker made the bizarre claim on Tuesday that Common Core educational standards was partly to blame for a rash of deaths among Native…

Feb 27 2015 / Read More »

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