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Suquamish Tribe debuts second marijuana outlet in Washington
Suquamish Tribe debuts second marijuana outlet in Washington (December 9, 2015)

The tribe is imposing the same 37 percent tax as the state as well as an additional 8.2 percent tax on sales of marijuana at the Agate Dreams store.


Squaxin Island Tribe set for grand opening of marijuana store
Squaxin Island Tribe set for grand opening of marijuana store (November 12, 2015)

Elevation -- the first legal marijuana outlet in Indian Country -- will open at 4:20pm.


Squaxin Island Tribe to open marijuana store on November 12
Squaxin Island Tribe to open marijuana store on November 12 (November 10, 2015)

The store in Shelton, Washington, is the first marijuana retail outlet in Indian Country.


Squaxin Island Tribe enters marijuana compact in Washington
Squaxin Island Tribe enters marijuana compact in Washington (September 24, 2015)

A marijuana outlet on the reservation is expected to open in a matter of weeks.


DOI signs land buy-back agreements with Washington tribes
DOI signs land buy-back agreements with Washington tribes (January 13, 2015)

The Squaxin Island Tribe and the Swinomish Tribe will facilitate outreach and education.


DOI sends $1.5M in buy-back offers on Squaxin Island Reservation
DOI sends $1.5M in buy-back offers on Squaxin Island Reservation (December 10, 2014)

Offers were made to more than 600 landowners as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.


Squaxin Island Tribe to webcast funeral services for Billy Frank
Squaxin Island Tribe to webcast funeral services for Billy Frank (May 9, 2014)

The Squaxin Island Tribe of Washington will broadcast funeral services for the late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.


Squaxin Island Tribe apologizes for killing of deer by canoers
Squaxin Island Tribe apologizes for killing of deer by canoers (July 1, 2013)

The Squaxin Island Tribe of Washington apologized for the inappropriate actions of a group of canoers who killed a deer in southern Puget Sound.


NWPR: Squaxin Island Tribe worried about effect of fire on fish
NWPR: Squaxin Island Tribe worried about effect of fire on fish (October 11, 2012)

"A fire that burned roughly 250 acres in Mason County last week has been put out. Now biologists are concerned about the potential impacts on local salmon runs. Ashley Ahearn...


KUOW: Washington tribes dispute state on fish consumption
KUOW: Washington tribes dispute state on fish consumption (August 22, 2012)

"Jim Peters has been a longtime fisherman. Jim Peters: "My kids, we eat a lot of fish, and shellfish. Let's just say during fishing season where we are consuming a...


Opinion: Paddle to Squaxin continues a journey of healing, hope
Opinion: Paddle to Squaxin continues a journey of healing, hope (August 3, 2012)

"Ray Krise raised his hands in thanks as the eagle circled overhead, as if greeting the canoes coming around the bend from Budd Inlet into East Bay July 29. On...


Column: Ambitious recycling goals at the Paddle to Squaxin 2012
Column: Ambitious recycling goals at the Paddle to Squaxin 2012 (August 2, 2012)

"Calm and collected beyond her years, Squaxin Island tribal member Sheena Kaas has her hands full this week, overseeing an ambitious waste-reduction and recycling program that should pay dividends for...


Squaxin Island Tribe hosts over 100 Canoe Journey participants
Squaxin Island Tribe hosts over 100 Canoe Journey participants (August 1, 2012)

The Squaxin Island Tribe of Washington is hosting more than 100 Canoe Journey participants. The canoes started making their entrance at Squaxin Island on Sunday. They represent dozens of First...


Editorial: Tribes keep traditions alive with annual Canoe Journey
Editorial: Tribes keep traditions alive with annual Canoe Journey (June 25, 2012)

"The arrival on July 29 of about 13,000 American Indians, representing some 130 West Coast tribal communities, dressed in regalia and landing in beautifully carved cedar canoes, sounds a lot...


Tribes in Pacific Northwest   get  ready for    annual Canoe Journey
Tribes in Pacific Northwest get ready for annual Canoe Journey (June 11, 2012)

More than 100 tribes and First Nations are getting ready for the annual Canoe Journey. This year's journey starts June 23. It will end with a celebration hosted by the...


Lifestyle:   Squaxin Island Tribe operates  world-class golf course
Lifestyle: Squaxin Island Tribe operates world-class golf course (September 16, 2011)

"At a time when almost no new golf courses are being built in the United States, any new opening would be newsworthy, whether the result is good or not. Fortunately...


Blog: Squaxin Island woman heeds the call of native  blackberry
Blog: Squaxin Island woman heeds the call of native blackberry (July 25, 2011)

"Sally Brownfield, a member of the Squaxin Island Tribe, grew up picking berries on her family's land in Kamilche, Mason County. For Coast Salish tribes, berries are an important food...


Soaring prices for geoducks a big   boost for  tribes in Washington
Soaring prices for geoducks a big boost for tribes in Washington (July 8, 2011)

Several tribes in western Washington are cashing in on their treaty rights, thanks to soaring prices for geoducks. It's $10 for a pound of geoducks, a large clam that is...


Billy Frank: Squaxin Island Tribe looking to preserve water
Billy Frank: Squaxin Island Tribe looking to preserve water (May 17, 2011)

"A basic rule of natural resources management today is that you don’t take too much of something unless you have a good idea how much there is to begin with....


Squaxin Island Tribe wins decision in suit over new water wells
Squaxin Island Tribe wins decision in suit over new water wells (April 1, 2011)

The Squaxin Island Tribe won its lawsuit against the Washington Department of Ecology. The tribe questioned whether it was appropriate to drill new water wells in the Johns Creek Basin....