Haaland Introduces Bill to Address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

WASHINGTON — On Dec 7th 2019, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) Justice for Native Women Survivors of Sexual Violence Act (H.R. 3977) cleared the committee mark up and is one step closer to bolster efforts to address the missing and murdered indigenous women’s crisis. Continue reading

Puyallup Tribe, environmental groups hit Tacoma LNG Fracked Gas Plant with legal challenges

TACOMA, Wash. – The Puyallup Tribe of Indians and the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice filed legal challenges today against a liquefied natural gas storage facility in Tacoma, Washington. It is the latest show of opposition to a dangerous fossil-fuel project that is vehemently opposed by the Tribe and health and environmental advocates. Continue reading

Camas meadow a teacher for future generations by Michael Rios

Tribal elders led a planting ceremony that included University of Washington students, faculty, and visitors on the afternoon of December 3. In the spirit of growing partnerships and sharing the importance of land cultivation, the memorable gathering occurred near the new Burke Museum’s entrance. Home to a future Camas meadow. Continue reading

Controversial Liquefied Natural Gas Project gets Final Permit: Puyallup Tribe Responds

Puyallup Nation 12/10/19 – The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is disappointed in Puget Sound Clean Air Agency’s decision to approve a permit for Puget Sound Energy’s liquefied natural gas project. We are reviewing the determination and will take appropriate actions. Continue reading