Governor Inslee signs Washington Indian Health Improvement Act

Bill creates stronger collaboration between Tribes, urban Indian health organizations, and state

Olympia, Wash.—A bill that will change the way healthcare funds are invested in tribal and urban Indian health organizations was signed by Governor Jay Inslee Tuesday, May 7. Continue reading

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 Candidates Win Big in Washington State Elections

On November 3rd, Native American candidates won in several statewide races, included Debora Juarez (Blackfeet) who became the first Native American to win a seat on the Seattle City Council. Continue reading

Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary Students Highlight New State Required Since Time Immemorial Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum

TULALIP – In the midst of summer excitement, third graders from Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary School presented the last project of the school year to their peers, which incorporated the Since Time Immemorial curriculum. Continue reading