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U.S. Chamber launches Native American Enterprise Initiative

New advocacy initiative will promote interests and agenda of tribes and tribal entrepreneurs Press Release, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, www.uschamber.com WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today launched the Native American Enterprise Initiative (NAEI) to promote the interests and agenda of tribes and tribal entrepreneurs across the country. The NAEI will work with tribes and […]

November 29th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Tulalip’s larger annual donation to expand “Food for Thought” program

By Monica Brown, Tulalip Communications Department Marysville Community Food Bank received a larger donation this year from The Tulalip Tribes. The $20,000 donation will benefit many people during these holiday seasons. Steve Gobin agreed, “This is a larger than normal donation for us, but we understand that there’s a growing need in this community, the […]

November 29th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Indian Education meeting brings in large crowd

Article and photos by Brandi N. Montreuil TULALIP, Washington- A community meeting held on Tuesday, November 27th, drew a diverse crowd of educators, advocates and parents. In the spotlight was Indian Education, where information about services and programs to help students on their academic journeys was presented, including how incorporating local culture into schools is […]

November 29th, 2012 | Posted in Education,News,Top Story | Read More »

Tracie Stevens is making history as first NIGC Native American Chairwoman

Article by Brandi N. Montreuil, photo provided by Mike Sarich Tulalip, Washington- As the first Native American Chairwoman of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), Tracie Stevens, a Tulalip tribal member, has had to tackle tough issues facing the gaming industry. Appointed in June 2010, her term began on the tail spin of the Class […]

November 28th, 2012 | Posted in Local News,News,Top Story | Read More »

Culture focused curriculum available now

By Monica Brown, Tulalip Tribes Communications Dept.  Recently, at White Swan High School in White Swan, WA within the Mt. Adams School District, a tribal sovereignty class has been implemented. The tribal-focused online curriculum called ‘Since Time Immemorial’ (STI), is the result of tribes and educators working together. The new curriculum covers the history, culture and […]

November 28th, 2012 | Posted in Education | Read More »

Salazar Finalizes Reforms to Streamline Leasing, Spur Economic Development on 56 Million Acres of American Indian Trust Land

Rule removes roadblocks to residential, commercial, renewable energy development; restores greater leasing control to tribal governments  Press release, November  27, 2012, Blake Androff. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, www.doi.gov WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s commitment to empower tribal nations and strengthen their economies, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Assistant Secretary for […]

November 27th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Seattle Children’s Hospital featured in launch of first-ever crowdfunded hospital gift catalog

Press Release, Jennifer Kern, PR & Company LLC With the holidays fast approaching, holiday giving this year has a new social media twist: crowdfunding gifts that give back. In Seattle, Seattle Children’s Hospital is taking part in the launch of the first-ever crowdfunded hospital gift catalog –www.GiveMiracles.org – as part of a national campaign led […]

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hibulb Cultural Center features author Elise Krohn

Article and photos by Brandi N. Montrueil TULALIP, Washington- Some grow along the edges of forests at low elevations, others grow in thick shrubs beneath the canopy of the forest, or can populate all over the Americas. They are known as nature’s remedy, they are native plants, and have been used for their medicinal properties […]

November 21st, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Education,Home & Garden,News | Read More »

Tulalip Transit installs permanent bus stops along their routes

Article by Brandi N. Montreuil, photo submitted by Mike Sarich             Tulalip Transit has finished installing the new permanent bus stops along their Tulalip Bay Route. Each bus stop will feature the Tulalip Transit logo to identify which service the rider will be using. Benches attached to the bus stop poles will be available for […]

November 21st, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Time is running out for the 2012 VAWA reauthorization

Article by Brandi N. Montreuil, photos by Francesca Hillery   TULALIP,Washington- Diane Millich was 24, and a newlywed when her husband began to beat her. After a year of relentless physical abuse Diane filed for divorce hoping the law would protect her through a protection order. But because the domestic violence took place on the […]

November 21st, 2012 | Posted in Local News,News,Top Story | Read More »

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