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U.S. Tribes Unite to Testify Against New Tar Sands Oil Pipeline in Canada »

Richard J. Seward of Sto:lo First Nation and Pilalt Tribes welcomed the Washington Tribes with songs and ceremony. Chilliwack is the traditional lands of the Sto:lo people.

06:42 pm |   New pipeline threatens way of life of Coast Salish tribes   Brad Angerman, Pyramid Communications   CHILLIWACK, British Columbia—Tribal representatives from four U.S. tribes spoke in unified opposition today against oil giant…

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We can no longer allow the Salish Sea to be used as a dumping ground »

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08:58 pm |   By Bill Everitt, castanet.com Tribal representatives from both sides of the border spoke in unified opposition today against oil giant Kinder Morgan’s proposed oil pipeline. Elders, fishers, leaders and youth presented testimony…

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Suquamish Tribe, agencies restore eelgrass beds on Bainbridge Island »

An eelgrass transplant consists of tying five eelgrass rhizomes together with a twist-tie and attaching it to a landscaping staple. The staple is then buried in the subtidal area where eelgrass is expected to flourish. More photos can be viewed by clicking on the photo.

12:05 pm |   By Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Work will begin this week on the final phase of a major eelgrass…

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Squaxin Island tribe snorkeling for juvenille coho »

Candace Penn and Michael West, Squaxin Island tribal staff, look for juvnille coho that might be using a small stream in the Deschutes watershed.

09:04 am |   By Northwest Indian Fisheries The Squaxin Island Tribe is conducting snorkel surveys throughout the Deschutes River watershed, looking…

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Working for Tomorrow Every Day »

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09:02 am | Lorraine Loomis, Chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. I am honored and humbled to follow in the footsteps…

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Seattle Refined: 5 of Wash. state’s best pumpkin patches »

Fox Hollow Family Farm has a bonfire, s’mores and hot chocolate, horse-drawn carriage rides, a hay-bale maze, concessions, and more. (Photo Courtesy: Fox Hollow's Facebook Page)

02:27 pm |   By Jenny Kuglin, Seattle Refined   Halloween is just around the corner, pumpkin-spice-everything is everywhere, and the rain…

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Indian Country Remembers Misty Upham; Family, Friends Gather for Wake »

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Candles, flowers, balloons, and photographs memorialize Misty Upham in a display on the Muckleshoot Reservation. Source: facebook.com/beautifulmistyupham

02:21 pm | Indian Country Today, 10/21/14   On the Muckleshoot Reservation, in Washington, grieving for the late actress Misty Upham has…

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  • An eelgrass transplant consists of tying five eelgrass rhizomes together with a twist-tie and attaching it to a landscaping staple. The staple is then buried in the subtidal area where eelgrass is expected to flourish. More photos can be viewed by clicking on the photo.

    Suquamish Tribe, agencies restore eelgrass beds on Bainbridge Island

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  • Candace Penn and Michael West, Squaxin Island tribal staff, look for juvnille coho that might be using a small stream in the Deschutes watershed.

    Squaxin Island tribe snorkeling for juvenille coho

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    Working for Tomorrow Every Day

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  • Fox Hollow Family Farm has a bonfire, s’mores and hot chocolate, horse-drawn carriage rides, a hay-bale maze, concessions, and more. (Photo Courtesy: Fox Hollow's Facebook Page)

    Seattle Refined: 5 of Wash. state’s best pumpkin patches

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Candles, flowers, balloons, and photographs memorialize Misty Upham in a display on the Muckleshoot Reservation. Source: facebook.com/beautifulmistyupham

    Indian Country Remembers Misty Upham; Family, Friends Gather for Wake

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    Avatar 2 To Feature Native American Cast Members: Shooting Begins 2015 For 2016 Release

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    Jackson County being pressured to open satellite office for voters

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    Court orders tribal night deer case re-opened

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    Lake Traverse Indian Reservation receives $63.5 million in fractionated land purchase offers

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    Tribal-state relations improved, not healed

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  • Erik Peaches, NAU senior, works in lab as part of the Native American Cancer Prevention project at NAU.(Photo: 12 News)

    Grant money to advance Native American cancer study

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    Remote Tribe Wins Some EMS Funding

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  • Warden Ken Keller passes through a gate outside the Two Rivers Regional Detention Facility in Hardin, Mont., on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Keller says the long-empty jail now has 60 American Indian inmates under a contract with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs.  Photo: Matthew Brown, AP

    Long-empty jail taking in American Indian inmates

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  • Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly (L) puts a blanket on the shoulders of U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell after a ceremonial signing of a record multi-million-dollar settlement, in Window Rock, Arizona, at the Navajo Nation, Sept. 26, 2014.

    Largest Settlement a Turning Point in US-Navajo Nation Relations

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Lady Hawks show team spirit in spite of tough game against Highlanders, 0-3 »

11:47 am | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Tulalip Heritage Lady Hawks hosted the Providence Classical Christian Highlanders on Monday, October 20, at the Francy J. Sheldon Gymnasium at Heritage High School. The Lady Hawks were up for a tough battle when they walked on the court to play the Northwest 1B varsity volleyball league’s…

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Suquamish Tribe, agencies restore eelgrass beds on Bainbridge Island »

12:05 pm |   By Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Work will begin this week on the final phase of a major eelgrass restoration project located just outside Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island. The project is at the site of the former Milwaukee Dock, near Pritchard Park. The dock, removed in the early 1990s, historically served the Wyckoff creosote…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »
An eelgrass transplant consists of tying five eelgrass rhizomes together with a twist-tie and attaching it to a landscaping staple. The staple is then buried in the subtidal area where eelgrass is expected to flourish. More photos can be viewed by clicking on the photo.

Seattle Refined: 5 of Wash. state’s best pumpkin patches »

02:27 pm |   By Jenny Kuglin, Seattle Refined   Halloween is just around the corner, pumpkin-spice-everything is everywhere, and the rain is back in full force. To me, this means it’s time for a visit to my favorite U-pick pumpkin patch! Since most of our area’s best spots have corn mazes, petting zoos, and more, you can…

Oct 21 2014 / Read More »
Fox Hollow Family Farm has a bonfire, s’mores and hot chocolate, horse-drawn carriage rides, a hay-bale maze, concessions, and more. (Photo Courtesy: Fox Hollow's Facebook Page)

What to know about federally run Indian schools »

10:08 am | By Kimberly Hefling, AP Education Writer WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government finances 183 schools and dormitories for Native American children on or near reservations in 23 states. The schools are some of the nation’s lowest performing. An effort is underway to improve them. Five things to know about the Interior Department’s Bureau of…

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »
In this photo taken Sept. 25, 2014, students walk between buildings at the Little Singer Community School in Birdsprings, Ariz. on the Navajo Nation. Like other schools in the Interior Department’s Bureau of Indian Education, remoteness, extreme poverty, bureaucracy and a lack of construction dollars have enhanced the challenges at Little Singer. The Obama administration is pushing ahead with a plan to improve the schools that gives tribes more control. But the endeavor is complicated.

What you need to know about the Tulalip Bay Fire Department Emergency Services Levy »

02:53 pm | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Firefighters at the Snohomish County Fire District #15, known as the Tulalip Bay Fire Department, are asking Tulalip tribal members to consider them when voting in this year’s general election, held on November 4. The fire department, which services 12,000 people living in an area of 22…

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What you need to know about the Tulalip Bay Fire Department Emergency Services Levy »

02:53 pm | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Firefighters at the Snohomish County Fire District #15, known as the Tulalip Bay Fire Department, are asking Tulalip tribal members to consider…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »

Granite Falls, Tulalip seek EMS renewals »

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07:37 am | By Rikki King, The Herald GRANITE FALLS — Fire districts in Granite Falls and Tulalip are asking voters to approve permanent emergency…

Oct 21 2014 / Read More »

Totem Middle School lock down lifted »

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02:21 pm | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News MARYSVILLE – Totem Middle School was placed on lock down after police searching for a suspect…

Oct 15 2014 / Read More »
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In this photo taken Sept. 25, 2014, students walk between buildings at the Little Singer Community School in Birdsprings, Ariz. on the Navajo Nation. Like other schools in the Interior Department’s Bureau of Indian Education, remoteness, extreme poverty, bureaucracy and a lack of construction dollars have enhanced the challenges at Little Singer. The Obama administration is pushing ahead with a plan to improve the schools that gives tribes more control. But the endeavor is complicated.

What to know about federally run Indian schools »

10:08 am | By Kimberly Hefling, AP Education Writer WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government finances 183 schools and dormitories for Native American children on or near reservations in 23 states. The…

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »

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