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South Dakota tribe to open nation’s 1st marijuana resort

By REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press, Sep 29, 2015   FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) – The Santee Sioux tribe has already proven its business acumen, running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota. But those enterprises have not been immune to competition and the lingering effects of the […]

September 30th, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Indian time and indigenous knowledge are key to evolving with climate change

    by Niki Cleary, Tulalip News  Everyone has heard the jokes or seen the memes about ‘Indian time,’ the ones that explain why Natives are consistently late to dates, appointments, even their own get-togethers. Despite the jokes, the description of Indian time that resonates with me came from Tulalip elder tiatmus Raymond Moses. He […]

September 30th, 2015 | Posted in News,Top Story | Read More »

Native Student and Family Disappointed After Meeting With University President Re Native Genocide

  Vincent Schilling, Indian Country Today   One week after 19-year-old Native American student Chiitaanibah Johnsonof California State University, Sacramento says she was disenrolled from her U.S. History class for disagreeing with her professor over the existence of Native American genocide, Johnson and her family met with Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen to discuss the […]

September 30th, 2015 | Posted in Education | Read More »

Father of Marysville shooter convicted of gun charges

  The father of the Marysville school shooter was found guilty of federal firearms charges in U.S. District Court in Seattle.   By  Mike Carter, Seattle Times   The father of the teen who killed four classmates at Marysville-Pilchuck High School last fall was convicted Tuesday of illegally possessing a half-dozen firearms, including the one his […]

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State Considers Name Change For Squaw Bay

  Richard Walker, Indian Country Today   The Washington State Committee on Geographic Names was petitioned on August 23 to change the name of Squaw Bay – on Shaw Island in the San Juan Islands – to Sq’emenen Bay. “Sq’emenen” is the Lummi name for Shaw Island, according to Lummi hereditary chief Bill (Tsilixw) James. […]

September 30th, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Tulalip Hawks light up 1st half, but fall to Seattle Lutheran 34-65 in home opener

    By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News    On Saturday, September 26, the Tulalip Heritage Hawks (0-2) football team played their first home game of the season at Marysville Pilchuck field versus the Seattle Lutheran Saints (2-1). Last year the Hawks beat the Saints in dominate fashion, winning 58-0. In the Hawks opening game of […]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in Sports,Tulalip News | Read More »

Jury gets gun case of father of teen who shot classmates

By MARTHA BELLISLE, The Associated Press   SEATTLE — A federal jury began deliberating late Monday to decide if the father of the Washington teenager who fatally shot his high school classmates last fall is guilty of illegally having firearms. Lawyers on both sides made their final arguments Monday afternoon in the trial of Raymond […]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Trial of school shooter’s father focuses on protection order

By Rikki King, The Herald    SEATTLE — A Tulalip woman on Tuesday testified that, in 2002, she urged her tribal police officer husband to serve a protection order against Raymond Fryberg as soon as possible. The protection order was for the woman’s sister. Her late husband, Jesus Echevarria, left home with the documents and […]

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

After levee breach, Marysville starts work on a trail

By Chris Winters, The Herald    MARYSVILLE — The levee at the Qwuloolt Estuary has been breached for nearly a month and the ecosystem is slowly transforming from a weed-covered lowland into a salt marsh. With the Tulalip Tribes doing the last bits of finishing work, the city of Marysville is now looking at its next big […]

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in Environment,News | Read More »

Tulalip police, wildlife officers seize 700 illegal crab pots near Blaine

By Associated Press    BLAINE — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Tulalip Police have seized almost 700 illegal crab pots in the waters near Blaine. The Bellingham Herald reports that officers seized the pots during a two-day sweep last week. Department of Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Russ Mullins says most of the pots […]

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

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