Coast Salish

Indigenous Educator to Lead First Ever Coast Salish-Owned Charitable Foundation

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

"I am excited to be part of this new Foundation that is breaking new ground in self-determination," said Dr. Hobenshield.

Key Points: 
  • "I am excited to be part of this new Foundation that is breaking new ground in self-determination," said Dr. Hobenshield.
  • Ms. Hobenshield has worked with the Coast Salish communities on Vancouver Island for more than 25 years, most recently as Director of Indigenous Education and Engagement at Vancouver Island University.
  • The Kw'umut Lelum Foundation is a response to the call for Indigenous self-determination and independence from government funding.
  • "Sharon's history of collaboration and partnership with our Coast Salish Nations, and her dedication to Indigenous education and success made her a clear choice to guide the Foundation."

10 To Watch List Announced At The 3rd Annual INDIGENOMICS By Design Forum

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

COAST SALISH TERRITORY, VICTORIA, BC, June 24, 2021 /CNW/ - The Indigenomics Institute announced its 2021, 10 To Watch List highlighting Indigenomics business success from across the country at its 3rd annual Taking A Seat At The Economic Table, Indigenous By Design Forum held virtually on June 22-23rd.

Key Points: 
  • COAST SALISH TERRITORY, VICTORIA, BC, June 24, 2021 /CNW/ - The Indigenomics Institute announced its 2021, 10 To Watch List highlighting Indigenomics business success from across the country at its 3rd annual Taking A Seat At The Economic Table, Indigenous By Design Forum held virtually on June 22-23rd.
  • The 10 To Watch List is made up of Indigenous corporations, businesses, entrepreneurs, initiatives and partnerships that demonstrate leadership and reconciliation in various sectors of the national economy.
  • The Indigenomics Institute would like to thank Scotia Bank for its ongoing support of the Indigenomics 10 To Watch list.
  • Indigenomics is formed on the simple invitation of 'Who wants to play Indigenomics?'

Cowlitz Indian Tribe Releases Election Results

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Tribal election results are in for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, including eight positions across the General Council and the Tribal Council.

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  • Tribal election results are in for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, including eight positions across the General Council and the Tribal Council.
  • Voting in the tribal elections is open to all enrolled Cowlitz Indian Tribe members 18 and older.
  • Barnetts lifelong dedication to the Cowlitz Indian Tribe reflects the values instilled in him by his late father, John Barnett, a past chairman of the Tribe.
  • ABOUT THE COWLITZ INDIAN TRIBE:
    The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is a growing force in community building in what are now Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis and parts of Pierce, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties.

Tulalip Tribal Police Department Becomes First Tribal Law Enforcement Agency to Use eSOPH

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

TULALIP, Wash., Dec. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On December 15, 2020, the Tulalip Tribal Police Department went live with their implementation of the eSOPH background investigation system from Miller Mendel, Inc .

Key Points: 
  • TULALIP, Wash., Dec. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On December 15, 2020, the Tulalip Tribal Police Department went live with their implementation of the eSOPH background investigation system from Miller Mendel, Inc .
  • By transitioning to eSOPH, the Tulalip Tribal Police Department joins several other Washington agencies using the eSOPH system, to include the King County Sheriffs Office , Pierce County Sheriffs Department , Clark County Sheriffs Office , Vancouver Police Department , and several others.
  • The Tulalip Tribal Police is a full-service law enforcement agency.
  • Officers follow both Tulalip Tribal Codes and Federal Laws when policing potential violation(s) of law by Tulalip Tribal members and any enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Tribe within the Reservation.

Government of Canada supports Economic Development in Leq'á:mel First Nation

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 5:30pm

LEQ':MEL FIRST NATION, BC, COAST SALISH TERRITORY, Aug. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support community-driven economic development projects that will help build healthier, more sustainable communities.

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  • LEQ':MEL FIRST NATION, BC, COAST SALISH TERRITORY, Aug. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support community-driven economic development projects that will help build healthier, more sustainable communities.
  • Today, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Leq':mel First Nation on the recent grand opening (August 2) of its mixed-use development project.
  • "This investment is contributing to the growth and well-being of the Leq':melFirst Nation by creating jobs and helping the community capitalize on economic opportunities.
  • Our Government is pleased to support First Nations by investing in projects that foster economic opportunity and community development, because a truly prosperous Canada needs a strong Indigenous-built and Indigenous-led economy."

Mental Health Advocate and Comedian Bill Bernat Announced as Keynote Speaker for Compass Health’s 2019 Building Communities of Hope Gala

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 6:52pm

Compass Health is proud to introduce mental health advocate and comedian Bill Bernat as the keynote speaker for its third-annual Building Communities of Hope Gala, planned for Sept. 28, 2019, at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, Washington.

Key Points: 
  • Compass Health is proud to introduce mental health advocate and comedian Bill Bernat as the keynote speaker for its third-annual Building Communities of Hope Gala, planned for Sept. 28, 2019, at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, Washington.
  • Each year, Compass Health works to improve the behavioral health of more than 5,000 children in Northwest Washington.
  • His honest, comical approach to his own mental health transformation helps to destigmatize conversations surrounding mental health care.
  • Compass Healths 2018 Building Communities of Hope Gala surpassed both fundraising and attendance goals by raising more than $235,000 in support of the organizations youth mental health services and bringing together 430 community members.

Musqueam Responds to Fuel Spill on Fraser River

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:32pm

COAST SALISH TERRITORY, VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Musqueam peoples and many others are fishing the biggest Salmon return in years on the St:l / Fraser river.

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  • COAST SALISH TERRITORY, VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Musqueam peoples and many others are fishing the biggest Salmon return in years on the St:l / Fraser river.
  • "The tugboat fuel spill in the middle of the night is of great concern to us.
  • The Musqueam Indian Band (Musqueam) have been stewards and responsible guardians of their territory since time immemorial.
  • Musqueam has always vigorously defended our inherent rights to access and benefit from the resources within our territory.

Tulalip Health Clinic Aims to Reduce Patient Wait Times and Enhance the Patient Experience with Midmark-Versus Clinic Workflow Solution

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:27pm

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and DAYTON, Ohio, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Karen I. Fryberg Tulalip Health Clinic, in Tulalip, Wash., implemented the Midmark-Versus patient flow optimization solution for clinics to reduce patient wait times, enhance communications and improve the patient experience.

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  • TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and DAYTON, Ohio, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Karen I. Fryberg Tulalip Health Clinic, in Tulalip, Wash., implemented the Midmark-Versus patient flow optimization solution for clinics to reduce patient wait times, enhance communications and improve the patient experience.
  • Located 30 miles north of Seattle, Tulalip Health Clinic serves the Tulalip Reservation, a federally-recognized organization of Snohomish, Snoqualmie, Skagit, Suiattle, Samish and Stillaguamish tribes.
  • Jim Steinruck, Administrator of Tulalip Health Services, announced that the newly renovated Tulalip Health Clinic implemented Midmark-Versus RTLS "to reduce wait times, improve the patient experience and increase provider efficiency."
  • An integration with Tulalip's Epic EMR displays appointment times, provider names and relevant patient information on Midmark-Versus Glance-and-Go electronic whiteboards.

Canada congratulates Cowichan Tribes on award-winning project to return salmon to creek in British Columbia

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 6:00pm

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, offers her congratulations to Cowichan Tribes on the completion of an award-winning culvert and roadway project that has supported the return of salmon to the Quamichan Creek.

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  • The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, offers her congratulations to Cowichan Tribes on the completion of an award-winning culvert and roadway project that has supported the return of salmon to the Quamichan Creek.
  • The Government of Canada invested $1.1 million through the First Nation Infrastructure Fund for the project.
  • Quamichan Creek was a productive salmon spawning habitat until it was blocked by the collapse of an old culvert in 2015.
  • The collapse contributed to the partial erosion of the only access road to Quamichan Village a Cowichan Tribes community.