Divest the Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Burnaby B.C. – The battle over the construction of the controversial Kinder Morgan backed Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline has heated up significantly in the past several weeks. In mid-March, 1st Nations communities called for mass and continued direct actions against the Texas based company and to “Protect the Inlet.” Continue reading

March for Our Lives by Michael Rios

During the chilly spring morning of Saturday, March 24, a wave of warmth came over a group of twenty Tulalip community members as they navigated the streets of Washington, D.C. to join in the March for Our Lives. Reaching their destination, 12th and Pennsylvania, the group found their wave of warmth connect with a powerful tide of uncompromising encouragement and spiritual healing. Continue reading

Tulalips take their stories, courage and advocacy to Capitol Hill by Michael Rios

When the Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors passed a motion to support the March for Our Lives event in Washington, D.C., they followed through by sending a delegation of twenty individuals to support the Tribe’s national efforts to stop gun violence, specifically to put an end to mass shootings. Continue reading

Puyallup Tribe asks Gov. Jay Inslee to stop construction of LNG plant*

Joined in solidarity by 14 Northwest Tribes, the Puyallup Tribal Council called on Gov. Jay Inslee Feb. 2 to halt construction of Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility that is endangering Puyallup tribal members, treaty-protected homelands, resources and surrounding communities. Continue reading

We Are Still In! Northwest Tribes Declare Formal Support for the Paris Climate Agreement

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) and Northwest Tribes Declare Formal Support for the Paris Climate Agreement

8 Northwest Tribes and ATNI signed declarations to join We Are Still In, a national coalition of 2,600 leaders from across America that are committed to tackling climate change, ensuring a clean energy future, and upholding the Paris Climate Agreement. Continue reading