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How a staffer brought a powerful senator around to reform U.S. Indian policy

  A new book by former “Seattle Post-Intelligencer” Editorial Page Editor Mark Trahant tells how Sen. Henry M. Jackson, an advocate of policies that could have killed Native Americans’ cultural heritage, changed while working with a Native American congressional staffer. By Pete Jackson, crosscut.com The following registers a 10 on the chutzpah meter, the platinum […]

December 31st, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

‘Night of 1,000 Stars’ kicks off extra patrols though New Year

By Janelle Kohnert, Marysville Globe SMOKEY POINT — Arlington Police Officer Erik Moon has taken part in three of the annual “Night of 1,000 Stars” impaired driving emphasis patrols in Snohomish County over the course of the past seven years. When he headed out to cover the south Arlington, Smokey Point and north Marysville areas […]

December 31st, 2013 | Posted in Local News,News | Read More »

Umatilla Schimmel Sisters Play on National Television Sunday – ESPNU

By Levi Rickert, December 27, 2013, Native News Online LOUISVILLE — The pride of Indian country, Umatilla sisters Shoni and Jude Schimmel, will play on national television Sunday at 3:00 p.m. on ESPNU as their Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball team play SMU at the KFC YUM! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The Cardinals have a 12-1 […]

December 30th, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tulalip Tribes partner with others to restore salmon habitat

By Kirk Boxleitner, Marysville Globe, December 30,2013 STANWOOD — The coastal stream at 18510 Soundview Drive NW in Stanwood began as a “degraded straight ditch,” according to Brett Shattuck, forest and fish biologist for the Tulalip Tribes, but the gulch came to reclaim its old name of Greenwood Creek in the wake of its restoration […]

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

Richard S. Coles

“Dick” Richard S. Coles (Dick) passed peacefully in his sleep December 20, 2013. Dick was born July 20, 1934 in Everett, WA. He married Yvonne Joseph in 1968. He loved racing and working on cars, and had a special love for fishing. Dick was preceded in death by his son, Rickey, and wife, Yvonne. He […]

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

Forage Fish Important to Salmon Diet

Source: NWIFC Shannon Miller and John Hagan keep a close eye on the phases of the moon so they can determine the best time of the month to collect samples of pinhead-sized translucent forage fish eggs. “We found that the moon phases may be a potential spawning cue,” Miller said. “There are more eggs around […]

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

Record Chum Salmon Run in Hood Canal

Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Fishermen in Hood Canal saw a record number of fall chum salmon return this year with an expected runsize of 1.4 million. Tribal and state managers reported that tribal and non-tribal fishermen caught 1.186 million fall chum in Hood Canal when the expected return was only 324,000. Last year, fishermen […]

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

Tribes partner in marine survival research

Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Treaty Indian tribes have invested millions of dollars in hatchery programs and habitat restoration, but poor marine survival continues to stand in the way of salmon recovery. Marine survival rates for many stocks of chinook, coho and steelhead that migrate through the Salish Sea are less than one-tenth of what […]

December 29th, 2013 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

New Year’s Eve Flash Mob Round Dance Plans Spark Arrest Threat From Mall of America

ICTMN Staff 12/27/13 The organizers of a flash mob round dance to celebrate the second winter of Idle No More at the Mall of America on New Year’s Eve have been threatened with arrest. On Christmas Eve, Idle No More Duluth founder Reyna Crow received a letter from Mall of America officials. “It has come […]

December 29th, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Video: Yakama Nation’s Work to Bring Back the Salmon

ICTMN Staff, 12/29/13 Time was when the salmon ran so thick you could walk on their backs to cross the river. That’s how the elders tell it. Then came the dams. The dams cut off key points in salmon migration, preventing the mighty fish from returning to their birthplace to spawn future generations. It was […]

December 29th, 2013 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

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