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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 »

Ball is Life for RaeQuan Battle

By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News  When RaeQuan Battle was in the third grade he was recruited by Cyrus “Bubba” Hatch to play in a basketball tournament at Lummi. At the time, young RaeQuan hadn’t really given basketball much thought, because his favorite sport was football. RaeQuan accepted the invitation and not only did his team […]

February 15th, 2017 | Posted in News,Top Story,Tulalip News | Read More »

Udall Addresses National Congress of American Indians

Commits to being ‘a strong voice and advocate for all Tribes’ as vice chair of Senate Indian Affairs Committee Source: Tom Udall Press Office   WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, addressed the National Congress of American Indians at its 2017 Executive Council Winter Session and Legislative Summit. […]

February 13th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Native American Student Art Festival, April 20

February 13th, 2017 | Posted in Education,News,Tulalip News | Read More »

College hoopers inspire Quil Ceda Tulalip students

  By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News On Friday, February 3, the always energetic morning assembly at Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary (QCT) received a special visit from the very successful Skagit Valley College women’s basketball team, featuring Tulalip’s own Adiya Jones. The assembly focused on the importance of staying in school and doing your best every […]

February 8th, 2017 | Posted in News,Top Story,Tulalip News | Read More »

Quil Ceda Elementary Celebrates Diversity

  By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News    President Trump’s latest immigration order suspended refugee resettlement in the United States for 120 days and indefinitely for Syria. In the same order, Trump suspended entry for 90 days for citizens of Muslim majority nations such as Iran, Iraq, and Libya. The President’s reasoning is national security, as […]

February 1st, 2017 | Posted in News,Top Story,Tulalip News | Read More »

Jerry James “Tawiswick” Enick

  Jerry James Enick, was born April 4, 1933, in Redmond, WA, to James and Evelyn Enick. He went home to be with the Lord on January 24, 2017, in his home surrounded by family. He attended Tolt High School and graduated in 1952, soon after he enlisted into the Army on February 7, 1953, […]

January 30th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

New colonizer in chief, same fight to protect our treaty rights

  By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News  Donald Trump is President. For many in the Pacific Northwest and throughout Indian Country that is a gut-wrenching fact that will take some time to fully process. But it is a fact of life and we must adapt to a changing political climate like we have always done. Local […]

January 25th, 2017 | Posted in News,Top Story,Tulalip News | Read More »

Empowering Native youth for health careers

  By Kalvin Valdillez, Tulalip News  Native doctors, nurses and dentists are greatly needed throughout Indian Country. The Association of American Medical College released a study showing that since the early 2000’s, the number of Native American students entering the medical field has decreased significantly. Currently, about 150 Native students begin pursuing a healthcare profession […]

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

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 »

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