Lushootseed is a member of the Salish language family, whose approximately twenty surviving languages are spoken from northern Oregon to central British Columbia, and from the Pacific coast eastward into Montana and along the British Columbia-Alberta border. Learn greetings in Lushootseed! Continue reading
We must stop treating Puget Sound like a sewer if we are going to restore the fish, shellfish, wildlife and other natural resources it supports. That’s why we are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stand strong in the face of challenges to water quality improvements. Continue reading
YAKAMA NATION AGENCY, YAKAMA RESERVATION – On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the matter of Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc. (No. 16-1498). Treaties with federally recognized Native Nations—like the 1855 Treaty at issue here, constitute federal law that preempts conflicting state law. Continue reading
Another decision by you, Governor Kristi Noem, has been made without the consent of the Lakota people and has resulted in an embarrassing situation for the state.
It is embarrassing because your actions and decision were done without our consent. Continue reading
March 18, 2019
Trump’s proposal would reduce Indian Housing Block Grant to same level of funding tribes received in 1998 when the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act was first enacted, says National American Indian Housing Council Continue reading