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On a Wave: Tulalip artist Nathan Kix ‘holds it down’ for Native American and hip-hop culture

  By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News   Cool, calm and collected is the demeanor of Tulalip hip-hop artist, Nathan Kix. Still in his early twenties he has his mind set on the future, looking to be the first Native artist to crossover to music mainstream. Many Indigenous rappers such as Litefoot and Red Cloud have […]

February 16th, 2017 | Posted in Local News,News,Tulalip News | Read More »

Start small, aim high: Biddy Ball

By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  The Tulalip Youth Services mission is to serve all youth by utilizing recreational and educational programs. That mission was put to service on Saturday, February 11, in the form of a Biddy Ball tournament. “2017 Biddy Ball was family fun for everyone, and Tulalip Youth Services wants to thank all […]

February 14th, 2017 | Posted in Local News,Tulalip News | Read More »

Go Hard or Go Home winter season

  By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  Created in February of last year, the Tulalip Go Hard or Go Home community basketball league just completed its third season. Developed and organized by Youth Services staff, with games hosted at the Tulalip Youth Center, the league is a prime outlet for basketball players of every level. And […]

February 9th, 2017 | Posted in Local News,Tulalip News | Read More »

Next Gen leaders step forward

  By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News On Saturday, January 14, eight representatives of Tulalip’s future leaders were introduced to the Board of Directors. These eight strong-spirited, young men and women were sworn in to be the next cohort to make-up the Tulalip Youth Council. “Congratulations to the Tulalip Tribes new 2017 Tulalip Youth Council. I’m excited […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in Local News,Tulalip News | Read More »

Tulalip Resort and Casino: Renovated to Modern Luxury

  By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News  In January of 2016, the Tulalip Resort and Casino (TRC) began renovations to the guest rooms of the luxurious twelve-story resort. “We wanted to build upon [the rooms] that were designed nine years ago and elevate it to the next level,” states the Resort General Manager, Sam Askew. The year-long […]

January 11th, 2017 | Posted in Local News,News,Tulalip News | Read More »

Promoting Men’s Health

  By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  Early detection is key for the treatment of heart disease, diabetes, prostate cancer, and many other diseases that disproportionately affect men. However, men are less likely to seek preventative care than women. Despite growing awareness, men usually take a back seat approach to maintaining their health. We will shy […]

December 21st, 2016 | Posted in Health,Local News,Tulalip News | Read More »

Mapping the future with Geographic Information Systems

  By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News  Each year during the month of December, maps are displayed at the Tulalip Administration building.  The maps aren’t in preparation of a long road trip nor for a treasure hunt adventure, instead they hold a more significant value to Tulalip tribal members, employees and the community. A necessity to […]

December 14th, 2016 | Posted in Local News,News,Tulalip News | Read More »

The Gift of Conifers

by Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News  Since time immemorial the Indigenous Peoples of America have been the protectors of this planet. The recent events in North Dakota has shown the entire world the deep connection Native Americans share with Mother Earth to this day. With all the recent attention focused on water, Tulalip’s Hibulb Cultural Center […]

December 7th, 2016 | Posted in Local News,Tulalip News | Read More »

A weekend of buckets and bricks

  By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News Thanksgiving weekend has become synonymous with tournament basketball on the Tulalip Reservation. For years now, the annual men’s All-Native Turkey Throwdown, women’s Thanksgiving Iron-5, and 14U boys and girls Open Thanksgiving Tournament have all occurred on the weekend following the holiday. This year was no different. Ballers from all […]

November 30th, 2016 | Posted in Local News,Tulalip News | Read More »

Honoring our tribal Veterans

  By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News  Tulalip community members gathered at the Hibulb Cultural Center on November 11, to honor our veterans. They paid tribute and gave thanks to the brave men and women of Tulalip and its surrounding communities, who served and are currently serving in the United States Military of Armed Forces. Several […]

November 16th, 2016 | Posted in Local News,News,Tulalip News | Read More »

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