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

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Passes Resolution Supporting Water, Land, Treaty Rights Protectors

At their Winter Convention 2018 (January 22-25, 2018), The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) passed a resolution supporting the rights of water, land and treaty rights protectors and condemned efforts by lawmakers to pass laws classifying activists as “Domestic Terrorist.” Continue reading

Tulalip Tribes Quil Ceda Village Bans Plastic Bags

Quil Ceda Village (QCV) is taking a huge step in protecting the environment by prohibiting the use of plastic carryout bags in all of the businesses located within the city. Effective January 1, 2018, grocery and retail stores as well as restaurants will convert from plastic to paper, in an effort to go green. Continue reading