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Cultural awareness award for school

Quil Ceda-Tulalip Elementary is recognized for incorporating Native American practices in plan to raise academic achievement. By Sharon Salyer, The Herald MARYSVILLE — The staff of Quil Ceda-Tulalip Elementary School has received a cultural awareness award from the Washington Education Association for its efforts to use Native American cultural practices as part of its plan […]

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Huy Urges Urgent Action on Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedom

Gale Courey Toensing, Indian Country Today Media Network In late February, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation issued a provisional emergency regulation denying indigenous prisoners access to items used in religious ceremony – sacred medicines like kinnikinnick, copal, and osha root; sacred pipes and pipe bags; drums and other instruments; water dippers; cloth for […]

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Video: Lummi Nation releases a million coho yearlings

Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Every year, the Lummi Nation releases a million coho yearlings from its Lummi Bay Hatchery in two batches of 500,000 fish. The fish are spawned at the Lummi Bay Hatchery and reared at the state’s Kendall Creek hatchery until they are yearlings. Then the fish are transported back to Lummi […]

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More accurate fish consumption rate expected in 2014

Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission A more accurate state fish consumption rate should be in place by next year, Maia Bellon, director of the state Department of Ecology, told tribal leaders and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials at a meeting Thursday. The fish consumption rate is part of a human health criteria used by state […]

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Evelyn Helen (Hatch) Cross

Evelyn Helen (Hatch) Cross was born on February 13, 1934 at the Old Tulalip Hospital. She went to be with the lord on April 25, 2013, in Everett, WA. Evelyn met her beloved Vernon and they were married on July 1961. They lived in Tacoma, WA, just off of Fairbanks hill. She was a scorekeeper […]

April 30th, 2013 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

NBA panel votes to keep Kings in Sacramento

The league’s Relocation Committee has unanimously recommended that the NBA Board of Governors deny the application of the Sacramento Kings to relocate to Seattle. By Bob Condotta, The Seattle Times The NBA lowered an emphatic boom Monday on Seattle’s hopes of bringing the Sonics back, as the league’s Relocation Committee unanimously recommended that the Sacramento […]

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Northwest Indian College celebrates women’s health

In observance of National Women’s Health Week, Northwest Indian College will host its 2013 Women’s Wellness Conference on May 8-9 from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Log Building on main campus. The event brings together women from campus and the community to promote women’s health and wellness, and to provide them with opportunities […]

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Washington tribal college students win national business competition

Source: Northwest Indian College At the beginning of April, Northwest Indian College (NWIC) students headed to Scottsdale, Arizona with a business plan concept in their hands that they hoped was creative enough and put together well enough to out-compete the business plans of tribal college students from across the nation. The students were in Arizona […]

April 30th, 2013 | Posted in Education | Read More »

Grant helps educate tribes on drought management

By Ciji Taylor, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service With the help of a USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service grant, the American Indian Inter Tribal Buffalo Council is working to make tribal lands more resilient to drought. The Conservation Innovation Grant will give $640,000 to the council to help bridge the knowledge between 58 tribes spanning […]

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Blueprint to Advance Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Service in Health Released

Source: Native News Network WASHINGTON – On Wednesday Health and Human Services released enhanced National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care, a blueprint to help organizations improve health care quality in serving our nation’s diverse communities. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius The enhanced National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services standards […]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Health | Read More »

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