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Native Landslide Survivor Describes Devastating Wall of Mud; Missing Reduced to 30

  Source: Indian Country Today Media Network Wind and rain over the weekend have been hampering recovery efforts in the one-square-mile debris field that used to be Oso, Washington before it was obliterated by March 22’s devastating landslide. The official count of the dead rose to 18 on Saturday March 29 as more bodies were […]

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Colville Tribes Plan First Hotel With Casino

Jack McNeel, Indian Country Today Media Network “This will be our first hotel,” Mike Finley, chairman of the Colville Business Council, said. The Confederated Colville Tribes own three small casinos but no hotels. Surface preparation and some excavation for the site of the new Omak Casino Resort will begin about April 15, so cars can […]

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Tulalip Hibulb Cultural Center Upcoming Events

March 31st, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Education,Tulalip News | Read More »

Being Frank: Put People Before Profits

  By Billy Frank, Jr., Chairman, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission OLYMPIA – When it comes to your chances of getting cancer from the foods you eat, what odds would you like: one in a million, or one in 100,000? Of course all of us would prefer the least amount of risk. That’s why it’s hard […]

March 31st, 2014 | Posted in Environment,Local News | Read More »

Significant drop in DUI fatalities among Native Americans

By John LaCrosse Published: Mar 27, 2014 at 9:40 PM PDT Last Updated: Mar 28, 2014 at 1:21 PM PDT Watch the newscast here YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. — The state patrol’s goal of eliminating traffic fatalities will take the whole community working together to accomplish. A coalition with a school district on the Yakama Nation Reservation is proving that point. The number […]

March 29th, 2014 | Posted in Health,News,Top Story | Read More »

Tulalip community to hold Inter-tribal jam session to raise aid for victims of Oso mudslide.

By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News  TULALIP – On the heels of a large donation made by the Tulalip Tribes to aid victims of the Oso, Washington mudslide, the Tulalip community is organizing additional aid in the form of an Inter-tribal Jam session to raise money for Oso families as they recover from their losses. […]

March 28th, 2014 | Posted in Local News,Tulalip News | Read More »

Canadian Inuit post ‘sealfies’ in protest over Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscar-night selfie

Inuit reject Oscar host’s anti seal-hunting photo stunt and say practice is humane and sustainable. Ben Childs; theguardian.com, Friday 28 March 2014 12.34 EDT Canadian Inuit have embarked on a unique form of protest against the decision by host Ellen DeGeneres to highlight an anti seal-hunting charity on Oscars night. DeGeneres’ Hollywood megastar “selfie” became the most retweeted snap of all […]

March 28th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

Bones Found Near Wanapum Dam Repatriated To Northwest Tribes

  By Anna King March 26, 2014 Nwnewsnetwork.org   Two skeletons found upstream of the cracked Wanapum Dam have been handed over to Northwest tribes. The remains were found near each other several weeks ago along the newly exposed Columbia River shore. The state says it has the legislative authority to determine if remains are […]

March 27th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Oso Landslide Could Be Deadliest Disaster In Washington State History

By Austin Jenkins March 27, 2014 Nwnewsnetwork.org Washington Governor Jay Inslee has acknowledged the Oso landslide could be the deadliest natural disaster in state history. So far 25 people have been confirmed killed and as many as 90 remain missing. If the ultimate death toll reaches 100 that would eclipse even the 1910 Stevens Pass […]

March 27th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,News | Read More »

N.D. bill could preserve native language

Mar 27, 2014 kfyrtv.com By Krista Harju – email North Dakota – Many native American languages have been lost through forced assimilation. But a new language preservation effort before congress aims to ensure they’re never forgotten. The Lakota language is sacred to the people of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. But, few tribal members are […]

March 27th, 2014 | Posted in Education,News | Read More »

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