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Ontario First Nations ready to die defending lands: chiefs »

Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy and Grassy Narrows Chief Roger Fobister speak at a Toronto new conference on Monday. On Tuesday, Ontario chiefs said the provincial and federal governments haven't respected the agreements their ancestors signed more than a century ago, which give First Nations the right to assert jurisdiction over lands and resources. (Paul Borkwood/CBC)

02:12 pm | 5 chiefs serve notice that they’ll assert treaty rights over their traditional territory     By Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press Posted: Jul 30, 2014 Aboriginal people in Ontario are prepared to lay down…

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Gov. Inslee’s Wastewater Plant Tour Highlights Sea Rise Woes »

Dan Grenet (left), the manager of Seattle's West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant, leads Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee of a tour. The visit was intended to highlight the costs of climate change; in this case, as a result of seawater incursion at the facility. | credit: Ashley Ahear

08:32 am |   By: Ashley Ahearn, KUOW   SEATTLE — When Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wanted to show the connection between climate change and an unpleasant and costly consequence for his constituents, he decided to…

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Tester Takes a Hard Look at Disaster Relief in Indian Country »

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03:23 pm | Indian Affairs Committee Assesses Impact of Amendments to the Stafford Act   Source: United States Senate Committee on Indian…

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Ontario First Nations ready to die defending lands: chiefs »

Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy and Grassy Narrows Chief Roger Fobister speak at a Toronto new conference on Monday. On Tuesday, Ontario chiefs said the provincial and federal governments haven't respected the agreements their ancestors signed more than a century ago, which give First Nations the right to assert jurisdiction over lands and resources. (Paul Borkwood/CBC)

02:12 pm | 5 chiefs serve notice that they’ll assert treaty rights over their traditional territory     By Maria Babbage, The Canadian…

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2nd UPDATE — Problems persist after Bainbridge ferry breakdown — backups at Edmonds-Kingston »

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Tugboats bring the M/V Tacoma to dock after it lost power while traveling from Seattle to Bainbridge Island.

12:46 pm |   Source: Peninsula Daily News   FOR FERRY ALERTS: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/schedule/bulletin.aspx EDMONDS — The state ferry system continues to grapple…

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Snoqualmie Tribe Donates $250,000 to Aid Eastern Washington Fire Victims »

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07:08 am |  Source: Snoqualmie Nation   The Snoqualmie Tribe is donating $250,000 to assist in the relief efforts for those affected…

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Bizarre News About the Bee Czar »

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10:56 am | Steve Russell, 7/29/14, Indian Country Today Last year, there was an emergency around a public housing project in the…

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    Tester Takes a Hard Look at Disaster Relief in Indian Country

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  • Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy and Grassy Narrows Chief Roger Fobister speak at a Toronto new conference on Monday. On Tuesday, Ontario chiefs said the provincial and federal governments haven't respected the agreements their ancestors signed more than a century ago, which give First Nations the right to assert jurisdiction over lands and resources. (Paul Borkwood/CBC)

    Ontario First Nations ready to die defending lands: chiefs

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Tugboats bring the M/V Tacoma to dock after it lost power while traveling from Seattle to Bainbridge Island.

    2nd UPDATE — Problems persist after Bainbridge ferry breakdown — backups at Edmonds-Kingston

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    Snoqualmie Tribe Donates $250,000 to Aid Eastern Washington Fire Victims

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    Bizarre News About the Bee Czar

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  • "I am disturbed by the number of Area Director positions that are now filled with ‘acting’ Directors."

    Tester Criticizes Indian Health Service Leadership, Calls for Staffing Changes

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    This doc about “bomb trains” filled with crude oil will make your head explode

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    National Park Service Awards Historic Preservation Grants to Indian Tribes, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations

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    Drought Starting To Kill Salmon In Klamath Basin

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  • The Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Anacortes, Washington. Photo from Google+

    Class III compact for Swinomish Tribe lowers legal age to 18

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  • From left, Marysville Walgreens Pharmacy Manager Michelle Akigami, Will Ibershof, Tulalip Boys & Girls Club Unit Director Chuck Thacker, state Sen. John McCoy, Marysville Walgreens Store Manager Alan Powell, Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring, City Council member Donna Wright and Marysville Historical Society President Ken Cage take part in the Marysville Walgreens ribbon-cutting.
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    Walgreens opens in downtown Marysville

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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)

Tester Takes a Hard Look at Disaster Relief in Indian Country »

03:23 pm | Indian Affairs Committee Assesses Impact of Amendments to the Stafford Act   Source: United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs U.S. SENATE – At a hearing today on the state of disaster response in Indian Country, Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs had one message: more work needs to…

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Echoes of her ancestors »

03:42 pm | Tulalip storyteller Lois Landgrebe discusses life as a storyteller By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Tulalip tribal member Lois Landgrebe has always been a storyteller. What started out as an entertaining way to comfort her younger sister during childhood has evolved into a beautiful craft she uses to connect people to her tribal…

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Hibulb August events to include 3rd anniversary and elder-youth conference »

09:11 am | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve has packed their August schedule with exciting events that includes the center’s third anniversary celebration and a community event that brings elders and youth together to share wisdom and stories. The host of activities kicks off on Sunday, August 3,…

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Echoes of her ancestors »

03:42 pm | Tulalip storyteller Lois Landgrebe discusses life as a storyteller By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Tulalip tribal member Lois Landgrebe has always been a storyteller. What started out as an entertaining way to comfort her younger sister during childhood has evolved into a beautiful craft she uses to connect people to her tribal…

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Echoes of her ancestors »

03:42 pm | Tulalip storyteller Lois Landgrebe discusses life as a storyteller By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Tulalip tribal member Lois Landgrebe has always been a storyteller. What started out…

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Cherokee Language Evolving: Syllabary Now Available in Braille »

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Image of Cherokee in Braille, which is now available from the Commonwealth Braille and Talking Book Cooperative.

07:42 am | By: Cherokee Nation; Source: Indian Country Today   The Cherokee Nation now has its written language, the Cherokee syllabary, available in Braille.…

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In their words »

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07:09 pm | Annual camp immerses youth in traditional language By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Tulalip youth welcomed their family and friends…

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Hibulb August events to include 3rd anniversary and elder-youth conference »

09:11 am | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve has packed their August schedule with exciting events that includes the center’s third anniversary celebration…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

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