March for Our Lives by Michael Rios

During the chilly spring morning of Saturday, March 24, a wave of warmth came over a group of twenty Tulalip community members as they navigated the streets of Washington, D.C. to join in the March for Our Lives. Reaching their destination, 12th and Pennsylvania, the group found their wave of warmth connect with a powerful tide of uncompromising encouragement and spiritual healing. Continue reading

Tulalips take their stories, courage and advocacy to Capitol Hill by Michael Rios

When the Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors passed a motion to support the March for Our Lives event in Washington, D.C., they followed through by sending a delegation of twenty individuals to support the Tribe’s national efforts to stop gun violence, specifically to put an end to mass shootings. Continue reading

School District Approves Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum

On December 8th 2014, the Marysville School District’s school board located in Marysville, WA voted unanimously to approve the mandating of the Since Time Immemorial tribal sovereignty curriculum for district schools. The Marysville School District boundaries include the Tulalip tribes. Continue reading

Marysville School District to Vote on Requiring Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum

For Immediate Release:
12/4/2014: Marysville School District to Vote on Requiring Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum

On December 8th, 2014 the Marysville School District (MSD) school board will vote on adopting the Since Time Immemorial Tribal Sovereignty (STI) curriculum as core curriculum for district schools. If adopted as core curriculum, STI would become mandated curriculum for the districts K-12 schools effectively bringing historically accurate local tribal history, culture, governance and current tribal affairs into the schools. Continue reading