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Ten Reasons Why Every Native Should Vote »

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08:38 am |   Mark Trahant, Indian Country Today   Why vote? It takes planning, some time, and the rewards are not always visible. The same problems will surround American Indians and Alaska Natives before and…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Lorraine Loomis Elected Chair of Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission »

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08:52 am | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   OLYMPIA – Lorraine Loomis, a Swinomish tribal member, has been elected chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. She replaces the late Billy Frank Jr., who served…

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Ten Reasons Why Every Native Should Vote »

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08:38 am |   Mark Trahant, Indian Country Today   Why vote? It takes planning, some time, and the rewards are not…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Seattle Pacific University Donates Furniture to Labateyah Youth Home »

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Donated beds, mattresses, bureaus and couches give Labateyah Youth Home a much needed upgrade

05:26 pm | Richard Walker, Indian Country Today, 9/16/14   Labateyah Youth Home, operated by the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation,…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Want to Keep That Racist Name, NFL? Then Start Paying Taxes, Says Senator »

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Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wa., from left, President of National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and Chairman of the Swinomish Tribe Brian Cladoosby, and Amy Sarck Dobmeier of the Qissunamiut Tribe of Alaska join other native Americans and lawmakers during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, to pressure the Washington Redskins football team to change their name. Cantwell says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL's tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

09:05 am |   Indian Country Today, 9/16/14   The National Football League is obviously a hugely profitable enterprise. According to Forbes,…

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Deadly Disease Detected in Lower Klamath Chinook Salmon, Water Flow Increased Again »

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The Lower Klamath River needs more releases of water from the Lewiston Dam in order to avert fish catastrophe.

09:02 am |   Indian Country Today, 9/17/14   The relief that California tribes experienced when the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation agreed…

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Lorraine Loomis Elected Chair of Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission »

Lorraine Loomis

08:52 am | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   OLYMPIA – Lorraine Loomis, a Swinomish tribal member, has been elected chair of…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

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Donated beds, mattresses, bureaus and couches give Labateyah Youth Home a much needed upgrade

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Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wa., from left, President of National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and Chairman of the Swinomish Tribe Brian Cladoosby, and Amy Sarck Dobmeier of the Qissunamiut Tribe of Alaska join other native Americans and lawmakers during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, to pressure the Washington Redskins football team to change their name. Cantwell says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL's tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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The Lower Klamath River needs more releases of water from the Lewiston Dam in order to avert fish catastrophe.

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Billy Frank Jr. is seen here in January 2014.

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Want to Keep That Racist Name, NFL? Then Start Paying Taxes, Says Senator »

09:05 am |   Indian Country Today, 9/16/14   The National Football League is obviously a hugely profitable enterprise. According to Forbes, its net revenues are more than $9 billion, more than any other sports league. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s pay package last year was reportedly $29.4 million. The teams make a lot of money, Goodell makes a…

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Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wa., from left, President of National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and Chairman of the Swinomish Tribe Brian Cladoosby, and Amy Sarck Dobmeier of the Qissunamiut Tribe of Alaska join other native Americans and lawmakers during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, to pressure the Washington Redskins football team to change their name. Cantwell says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL's tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Ten Reasons Why Every Native Should Vote »

08:38 am |   Mark Trahant, Indian Country Today   Why vote? It takes planning, some time, and the rewards are not always visible. The same problems will surround American Indians and Alaska Natives before and after the election. It’s easy to be trite and type, “this election matters more than most” and then cite specifics to make…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »
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Children’s Reading Time at Hibulb Cultural Center, Sept 13 »

09:37 am | Dillon Carpenter will be at the Hibulb Cultural Center September 13, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. for the Childrens Reading Time event.…

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »
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1st Annual Homecoming 5k fun Run/Walk »

07:28 am | The Marysville Pilchuck Tomahawk Booster club and the Tomahawk Cross Country Team are hosting this 1st Annual Homecoming 5k fun Run/Walk. Break out the old dance attire, you will be running to the soft rock hits of the 80s and competing for some cool prizes while getting your fitness on. Visit mpbosters.com for online registration.…

Sep 14 2014 / Read More »
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Tulalip Tribes support election of Lorraine Loomis to chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission »

10:31 am |     Tulalip, WA—September 18, 2014—Statement issued today by Herman Williams Sr., Chairman of the Tulalip Tribes: “We lift our hands in support of Lorraine Loomis as the newly elected chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission.  Her experience and commitment to protecting our interests as Treaty Tribes is well documented.  The Tulalip Tribes have…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »
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Tulalip Tribes support election of Lorraine Loomis to chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission »

10:31 am |     Tulalip, WA—September 18, 2014—Statement issued today by Herman Williams Sr., Chairman of the Tulalip Tribes: “We lift our hands in support of Lorraine Loomis as the newly elected…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Larsen Bill to Support Estuary Restoration Moves Forward »

Rep. Rick Larsen and Skagit County Commissioner Sharon Dillon watch juvenile fish swim in a new channel of Hansen Creek, in Upper Skagit in 2010. Photo: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission

07:06 am | Source: Larsen.House.gov   WASHINGTON—A bill to provide continued funding to improve estuaries in the Puget Sound region that Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02,…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Tribal Canoe Journeys on hiatus in 2015 after no host comes forward »

Canoes line Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles as participants in the Paddle to Quinault 2013 arrive at the traditional territory of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe. — Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

12:05 pm | By Arwyn Rice, Peninsula Daily News PORT ANGELES — The Tribal Canoe Journeys, traditionally an annual event, is expected to take a…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »
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Education

Children’s Reading Time at Hibulb Cultural Center, Sept 13 »

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09:37 am | Dillon Carpenter will be at the Hibulb Cultural Center September 13, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. for the Childrens Reading Time event.…

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

Marysville educator recognized for advocating for Natives »

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Anthony Craig (center), co-principal of Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary, stands with his wife and children next to him and Marysville education leaders behind him after being given the "Outstanding Young Educator" award during the Sept. 2 Marysville School Board meeting.

07:58 am | Anthony Craig, co-principal of Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary, received the “Outstanding Young Educator” award on Sept. 2.     By Christopher Andersson,…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »
Oglala native language program gets grant » New app to help parents prevent bullying » Marysville School District schools obtain 21st Century Learning Center Grant » American Indian College Fund Poised for Growth » M’ville students learn about cardiac arrest »
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1st Annual Homecoming 5k fun Run/Walk »

07:28 am | The Marysville Pilchuck Tomahawk Booster club and the Tomahawk Cross Country Team are hosting this 1st Annual Homecoming 5k fun Run/Walk. Break out the old dance attire, you will be…

Sep 14 2014 / Read More »

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