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9th Annual Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium

Source: Northwest Indian College Event Date:  July 10, 2014 – 8:00am – July 12, 2014 – 2:00pm Since 2006, Northwest Indian College (NWIC) has honored the life and work of one of Indian Country’s most recognized and respected leaders by hosting the Annual Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium.   In his lifetime Deloria, a […]

May 31st, 2014 | Posted in Education | Read More »

Student built rain gardens are key to salmon recovery

  Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Eatonville will keep its title as the “rain garden capital” because of some work being done by the Nisqually Indian Tribe and the Nisqually River Council. Working with local high school students, the tribe and the council are building six rain gardens in Eatonville this year, continuing several years […]

May 31st, 2014 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

Snoqualmie Tribe Sues to Recover copy.5M Investment in Fiji Casino

Indian Country Today   In mid-2011, the Snoqualmie Tribe was approached by Larry Claunch’s One Hundred Sands corporation to invest copy.5 million in the developer’s $290 million luxury resort and casino in Fiji. Plans called for a destination casino on Denarau Island, on the west coast of Fiji, and potentially building a second casino at […]

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

Tribal Journeys to Bella Bella 2014

Source: First Nations in British Columbia   From Date: Sunday, July 13, 2014 To Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Location:  Journey to Bella Bella for Qatuwas II   Description: Following traditional protocol the Heiltsuk sent canoes to invite both the North and South coastal First Nations once again to Bella Bella for the Qatuwas “People […]

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

Fresh Columbia River Chinook Salmon! Tribes Open Sale Memorial Day Weekend

Indian Country Today For Memorial Day weekend, leaders from the Umatilla, Yakama, Warm Springs and Nez Perce tribes opened a two-night commercial gillnet fishery that will bring ample amounts of fresh spring chinook to the salmon-loving public. The latest fishery comes on the heels of an above average spring chinook run which should reach 224,000 […]

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,Top Story | Read More »

Grain Car Derailment Could Have Been Oil: Quinault Raise Alarm Again

  Indian Country Today   It has happened again, this time not with oil but with grain. However, the Quinault Nation pointed out on May 16, the derailment of a grain train in Grays Harbor County is all the affirmation needed to show that transporting something more hazardous, namely oil, in this manner has too […]

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Free days at Washington State Parks during June

Monica Brown, Tulalip News This June, Washington State Parks (WSP) will be hosting three “free days”, June 7, 8 and 14th and will not require payment for day-use. In honor of National Trails Day and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife  Free Fishing Weekend, June 7th and 8th and National Get Outdoors Day on June 14th will […]

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Local News,News | Read More »

Highway 530 set to reopen this weekend

By Jerry Cornfield, The Herald OSO — The damaged stretch of Highway 530 closed since the deadly March mudslide will reopen to traffic this weekend, state transportation officials said Thursday. Exactly when it will open is to be announced today by the state Department of Transportation, whose leaders had predicted it would be mid-June before […]

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Seattle Film Festival Superfly Native Shorts Showcase

On May 31st at 4:00 pm at the Harvard Exit please come share in some great youth made films and the annual Native Shorts Showcase at SIFF! The Snoqualmie Tribe is hosting and many of the stories will include aspects of their tribal culture, people and land.  

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Local News | Read More »

Pine Ridge: A broken system failing America’s most forgotten children

By Trymaine Lee 05/29/14 MSNBC.com     MANDERSON, South Dakota — In almost any other context it would be a given, an expectation as simple as a dark cloud spitting rain. But when 12-year-old Carleigh Campbell tested proficient on the South Dakota achievement test last year, it was a rather astonishing feat. Campbell is a student […]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Education,News | Read More »

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