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Gyasi Ross, keynote speaker at Tulalip Wellness Conference.
Photo courtesy of Gyasi Ross.

11:47 am | By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News    As part of the Community Wellness Conference that took place on May 11 at the Tulalip Resort, keynote speaker Gyasi Ross gave an impassioned speech directed at…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

What’s Lurking Behind the Suicides? »

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07:16 am | By Joe Flood, New York Times PINE RIDGE, S.D. — OUTSIDE the Oglala Lakota tribe’s child protection service office, staff members updated a police officer on the latest emergency: An 11-year old girl…

May 19 2015 / Read More »
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History, Biology and Purpose – what it means to be member of a Native community »

Gyasi Ross, keynote speaker at Tulalip Wellness Conference.
Photo courtesy of Gyasi Ross.

11:47 am | By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News    As part of the Community Wellness Conference that took place on May 11…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Environmental Groups File Challenge to Oil Transport Rules »

A train with oil tank cars idling in Philadelphia last month. The government has issued updated safety standards, which critics say do too little and the industry says are too strict.

07:20 am | Sierra By REUTERS WASHINGTON — Seven environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday challenging safety rules issued this month for…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

What’s Lurking Behind the Suicides? »

Aidan Koch

07:16 am | By Joe Flood, New York Times PINE RIDGE, S.D. — OUTSIDE the Oglala Lakota tribe’s child protection service office,…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces $2 million in Grants to Build the Capacity of Tribal Education Departments »

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11:24 am | Funds will enable tribes to plan for directly operating BIE-funded schools on their lands and improving student educational outcomes…

May 14 2015 / Read More »

Record amounts raised at Boys & Girls Club Auction »

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09:41 am |   by Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  On the evening of Saturday, May 9 the Tulalip Resort Casino’s Orca ballroom…

May 14 2015 / Read More »

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Members of the Southern Cherokee tribe recently mailed the first of two shipments of documentation to the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs in an effort to be re-recognized as a federal Indian tribe. Front row, from left, are Herman Paul, Darla Matthews and Chuck Wilcox. Back row, from left, are Karen Paul, Bill Tyler, Johnnie Gray and Steve Matthews.

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Lapwai edges Tulalip in Junior Nationals b-ball tourney »

08:53 am | By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News     As part of the 2015 7th Generation Mentoring program, Tulalip Tribes held the High School Junior Nationals Basketball Tournament over the weekend of May 16 and 17. The two-day tournament, featuring a boy’s bracket and girl’s bracket, brought out some of the best Native high school teams in…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
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History, Biology and Purpose – what it means to be member of a Native community »

11:47 am | By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News    As part of the Community Wellness Conference that took place on May 11 at the Tulalip Resort, keynote speaker Gyasi Ross gave an impassioned speech directed at Tulalip’s high school youth. Ross is a member of the Blackfeet Nation of the Port Madison Indian Reservation where he resides. He…

May 20 2015 / Read More »
Gyasi Ross, keynote speaker at Tulalip Wellness Conference.
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Traditional and Coastal Cultures Pow Wow, May 24, Seattle »

08:54 am | Traditional and Coastal Cultures Pow Wow, this Sunday May 24 at Seattle Center  …

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Heritage students mix art with traditional teachings »

08:16 am |   by Mara Hill, Tulalip News  Students at Tulalip Heritage High School were given the opportunity to experience different types of art in a program called Artists in Residency (AIR). Eight artists from the area came to the school to instruct students in a fourteen-week course, giving each student an option to learn, create, and…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
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Honoring Our Fallen, Memorial Day 2015 at Tulalip »

12:40 pm |   by Mara Hill, Tulalip News The significance of Memorial Day is much more than taking an extended vacation or having a barbecue in your back yard on a nice hot, sunny day. It is a day to honor the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who dedicated their lives to our…

May 27 2015 / Read More »
Members of the Tulalip Tribes Honor Guard. 
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Members of the Tulalip Tribes Honor Guard. 
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Honoring Our Fallen, Memorial Day 2015 at Tulalip »

12:40 pm |   by Mara Hill, Tulalip News The significance of Memorial Day is much more than taking an extended vacation or having a barbecue in your back yard on a nice…

May 27 2015 / Read More »

Tulalip movers and shakers form Native youth council »

Mikaylee Pablo, the new Tulalip Youth Council female co-chair, listens as other candidates to the youth council discuss changes they would like to see happen in their community.
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11:58 am | by Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News      Native youth across Indian country are assembling to make a difference in their communities.…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Heck introduces bill to honor Billy Frank Jr. »

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08:12 am | BY AMELIA DICKSON, The Olympian   The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge could soon be renamed the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife…

May 18 2015 / Read More »
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Local schools get increased support through New Dawn Security »

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11:25 am | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – A security operations management firm called New Dawn Security has partnered with Tulalip Police…

May 14 2015 / Read More »

Oklahoma House speaker unveils $25M plan to complete Native American museum »

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06:39 pm | By Sean Murphy, The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY –  Republican legislative leaders on Monday unveiled plans for two separate $25 million bond…

May 11 2015 / Read More »
Tribes try to preserve Kumeyaay dialect » Montana governor signs bills to preserve Indian languages » Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote Preservation of Native American Languages » U.S. Department of Education Announces $3 Million In Grants Available to Help Native Youth » New initiative addresses tribal unemployment »
Heritage students with the paddles they made during carving class. 
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Heritage students mix art with traditional teachings »

08:16 am |   by Mara Hill, Tulalip News  Students at Tulalip Heritage High School were given the opportunity to experience different types of art in a program called Artists in Residency (AIR).…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

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