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UW Seminar: Preserving the Past Together

  By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  The University of Washington has created a new seminar and workshop series sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences, Office of Research, and the Burke Museum. These two-hour luncheon events bring together tribal representatives, tribal historic preservation offices, representatives from local, state and federal agencies, and cultural resources […]

January 18th, 2017 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story,Tulalip News | Read More »

“Being Frank” Climate Change is Damaging Treaty Rights

By Lorraine Loomis, Chair, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commissiont Climate change isn’t happening to some of us. It’s happening to all of us, and it’s going to take all of us to meet its challenges. A recent report from the treaty Indian tribes in western Washington brings the issue of climate change home. Home to the […]

January 4th, 2017 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

For Tulalips, protecting treaty rights means restoring habitat

    By Chris Winters, The Herald, Oct 22, 2016   TULALIP — From the deck of a 30-foot research boat owned by the Tulalip Tribes, Terry Williams pointed out the remnants of a bulkhead along Mission Beach where not long ago there was a string of beach houses. In 2013, the leases on the […]

October 24th, 2016 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

Being Frank: Hatcheries Bridge Gap Between Habitat, Harvest

    By  Lorraine Loomis, Chair, NWIFC   Despite their unbreakable connection, salmon harvest and habitat restoration continue moving down separate roads in western Washington. Many people either don’t see or choose to ignore the fact that habitat determines harvest, and that we continue to lose habitat faster than it can be restored. Indian and non-Indian […]

August 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

Quinault Indian Nation hosts crude oil protest rally

When tribes stand together is when we are strongest     By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News Grays Harbor County is the vacation destination for Washingtonians who are looking for a relaxing affordable getaway. Grays Harbor is the home to popular beach towns like Ocean Shores, Seabrook, and Westport. Hikers and nature lovers who visit the […]

July 13th, 2016 | Posted in Environment,Top Story,Tulalip News | Read More »

A sign of progress for the recovery of salmon habitat

  U.S. 9th District Court of Appeals rules in favor of the tribes in culvert case    By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News  A culvert is a tunnel carrying a stream or open drain under a road or railroad. Currently, there are hundreds of culverts in the state of Washington that are in need of repairs. […]

June 29th, 2016 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

The Choctaw v climate change: ‘The earth is speaking’

In the US, members of the Choctaw nation fight to reclaim their relationship with the land in a world without seasons.     By Emily Crane Linn, Al Jazeera   Durant, Oklahoma – It’s nearly June. Every day, the Earth brings Darryl “Grey Eagle” Brown closer to the Sun, to heaven, to the Creator. That means […]

June 15th, 2016 | Posted in Environment,News | Read More »

“Being Frank” Cooperation helps us survive

    By Lorraine Loomis, Chair, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   I am glad that the treaty tribes in western Washington were finally able to reach agreement with the state on a package of conservative salmon fisheries for Puget Sound. It took more than a month of overtime negotiations to make it happen, but cooperative co-management showed […]

June 7th, 2016 | Posted in Environment,Local News,News | Read More »

NPLCC Seeks Tribal Climate Change Management Intern 

Special Announcement from the North Pacific LCC In partnership with the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) and Indian Affairs Northwest, the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NPLCC) is pleased to announce a tribal climate change management internship opportunity working in our Olympia, WA office.In addition to the NPLCC position, there are 5 other tribal climate change research and management opportunities with ATNI and […]

May 26th, 2016 | Posted in Environment,News | Read More »

Tribes prevail, kill proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sided with Northwest tribes Monday in a decision to block the largest proposed bulk-shipping terminal in North America at Cherry Point.     By Linda V. Mapes, Seattle Times  The Lummi Nation has prevailed in its fight to block the largest coal port ever proposed in North America, at […]

May 10th, 2016 | Posted in Environment,News,Top Story | Read More »

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