Historic Native American Voting Rights Legislation Passed in Washington State

March 5, 2019 OLYMPIA, WA – Lawmakers in Olympia passed historic legislation expanding access to democracy with the Native American Voting Rights Act Tuesday afternoon with a final 95 to 3 vote off the House floor. Continue reading

Native American Voting Rights Act Passes Washington State Senate

As the only enrolled tribal member elected to the Washington State Senate, I realize there is still much work to be done to ensure that the indigenous community can fully participate in the democratic process.” Sen. John McCoy, D- Tulalip Continue reading

Native Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter By Matt Remle

Like the Idle No More movement in Canada, the #BlackLivesMatter movement was founded by women. In response to the murder of 17-year old Trayvon Martin in Florida in 2012 by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi issued a call to action for the Black community to address the anti-Black racism that manifested throughout the trail, Continue reading

Quileute Tribe Opens Habitat For Salmon

Salmon leaving the Quillayute River watershed now have access to 22 acres of habitat that had been blocked for decades. Last fall the Quileute Indian Tribe restored the connection between a tributary slough and four wetlands by replacing a series of culverts under a road with three larger culverts and a bridge. Continue reading