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Lady Hawks play Providence Classical Christian tonight at 6

Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News  TULALIP– Heritage Lady Hawks will play Providence Classical Christian tonight at 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage High School’s Francy J. Sheldon Gymnasium. This will be the second match-up between the two teams, who played each other on September 10, and ended in a loss for the Lady Hawks. Providence Classical, […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in Sports,Tulalip News | Read More »

Tribe hopeful its long wait for dam payment will end

by Rob Hotakainen, McClatchy Washington Bureau, The Tribune WASHINGTON — For President Harry Truman, the Grand Coulee Dam in northeastern Washington state helped end World War II by powering the Hanford nuclear plant, which provided the plutonium used to bomb Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945. For the Spokane Tribe of Indians, construction of America’s largest concrete […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in Environment,Local News | Read More »

With Federal Shutdown Looming, Interior Releases Contingency Plan for BIA

Levi Rickert, Native News Network WASHINGTON – For the first time in 17 years, a federal shutdown is realistic at 12:01 am est Tuesday, October 1. Late Saturday night, the Republican-controlled US House passed a measure that would fund the federal government at its current level for one year with the stipulation, the Affordable Care […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in News,Top Story | Read More »

In Indian country, uneven access to Plan B

Despite progress, the fight for emergency contraception access continues in Native American communities by Rachel Friedman, ALJAZEERA America A slender woman with long, dark hair stands silently flipping through a series of handwritten cards. “Afraid? Worried?” the first says. The questions go on. “Unprotected sex?” “Missed your pills?” “Condom broke?” “Raped?” The simple, 40-second video, […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in Health,News | Read More »

Being Frank: One small stream could mean better water quality statewide

By Billy Frank, Jr., Chairman, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission OLYMPIA – A little creek in eastern Washington was at the center of an important water quality ruling recently by the Washington State Supreme Court, reaffirming the state’s right to regulate nonpoint sources of pollution in streams. Nonpoint pollution takes many forms, such as higher water […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in Environment,Local News | Read More »

House Bill Puts American Indian Sacred Sites at Risk

Source: Native News Network WASHINGTON – The California Tribal Business Alliance (CTBA) is voicing its opposition to the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013, HR 687. This House bill would authorize a land swap in Arizona between the federal government and the Resolution Copper mining company in order to facilitate the extraction […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

Book Review: Washington Football Team Remains Clueless When it Comes to Its Name

Showdown: JFK and the Integration of the Washington Redskins By Thomas G. Smith Beacon Press | 277 pp | $20.48 ISBN 9780807000748 Levi Rickert, Native News Network Reading “Showdown: JFK and the Integration of the Washington Redskins” allows the American Indian reader a fast clue as to why the ownership of the football team, located […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Sports | Read More »

Photo of the Week: Federal Marshals Showing Up on Tribal Land Shows How Vulnerable Tribal Sovereignty Is

Source: Native News Network TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA – In the age of social media, it is sometimes difficult to separate fact from fiction. So much misinformation gets sent out in social media. So, Monday evening when news began to emerge that federal marshals were on their way to pick up Veronica Brown from her biological father’s […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Gathering of Nations Named One of the Top Events in North America

Source: Indian Country Today Media Network The Gathering of Nations powwow, the world’s largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people, has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2014 by the American Bus Association. “Each year, more than 100,000 people from throughout the United States, Canada, and around […]

September 29th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

Disenrollment Is Bad for the Bottom Line

Jared Miller, Indian Country Today Media Network If you are following efforts by the Nooksack tribal government to purge 306 members from its rolls, you probably hold one of two views on the matter. You may believe tribal disenrollment is patently unjust and requires some kind of federal or international intervention on behalf of the […]

September 29th, 2013 | Posted in Local News,News | Read More »

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