United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Congressman KaialiÊ»i Kahele (D-Hawaii) reintroduced the Remove the Stain Act. The bill would revoke the Medal of Honor from the soldiers who perpetrated the Wounded Knee massacre on December 29, 1890, when U.S. soldiers slaughtered hundreds of Lakota men, women, and children-most of them unarmed-on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Continue reading
During the week of January 27, an incredible act of graciousness occurred as the Tulalip Tribes leadership chose to offer every single teacher and support staff of Marysville School District (MSD) an opportunity to circumvent Governor Inslee’s priority list and receive the potentially lifesaving Covid-19 vaccine. Continue reading
As the foremost national coalition of organizations dedicated to civil rights and racial justice, we call upon the United States Senate to swiftly confirm Congresswoman Debra Haaland as this country’s 54th Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) – and the first American Indian or Alaska Native to serve as a cabinet secretary in this nation’s history. Continue reading
November 16, 2020 (BEMIDJI, M.N.)-Over 35 grassroots Native American organizations affiliated with the Indigenous Environmental Network sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden advocating for New Mexico Representative Deb Haaland to be appointed Secretary of the Department of the Interior. Continue reading
Tulalip wildlife staff and volunteers from Beavers Northwest lined up five cages in a Skykomish mountain stream in September, counting down to a synchronous opening of the gates.