Samantha Mesa Miles
4/28/15
Four years ago, Heather Purser stood in front of the Suquamish Tribal Council, awaiting the answer to a life-changing question: Would she – a citizen of the tribe – be allowed to m...
Lori Morsette Butterfly Necklace
Alysa Landry
12/29/14
A variety of Native jewelry, ranging from vintage to contemporary, is available in gift shops at both locations of the National Museum of the American Indian...
Richard Walker
10/3/14
The Washington State Transportation Commission is considering four indigenous names for its newest 144-car state ferry...
Walter Lamar
9/1/14

While a patchwork of state laws have given marijuana quasi-legal status in 24 states, status on many tribal lands remains prohibited, or at best uncertain....

ICTMN Staff
6/29/14
Orcas, or killer whales, were once ubiquitous in the waters off Northwestern Turtle Island. These days, not so much...
Coast Salish Sea Tribes and Nations
2/17/14

The Lummi, Swinomish, Suquamish and Tulalip tribes of Washington, and the Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam Nations in British Columbia stand together to protect the Salish Sea....

Richard Walker
1/14/14
Roxanne Murphy started her term as a Bellingham City Council member by building bridges in Washington state. She started her oath of office January 6 with, “I, Roxanne J...
ICTMN Staff
11/1/13
The Suquamish had fought for decades to get their artifacts returned to their lands, and on Tuesday October 29 the ancient objects made a triumphant return home—on a ferry surround...
Richard Walker
9/4/13
It has been about a year since the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission report “State of Our Watersheds” was released in September 2012...
Lynn Armitage
2/24/13
When you think of Seattle, the first things that come to mind are probably the Space Needle, Puget Sound, the birthplace of Jimi Hendrix or maybe professional sports franchises lik...

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