Snoqualmie Indian Tribe to Host Tribal Green Summit

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe to Host Tribal Green Summit

 

SNOQUALMIE, WA (February 24, 2016) The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe is pleased to announce it is hosting the 4th Tribal Green Summit. Anyone who is involved with resource management, community planning, housing, landscapes and on-the-ground projects who want to gain and share a greater understanding for sustainable built environments are invited to attend.

 

The event consists of two days of sessions featuring dozens of experts, with a half day field trip to nearby restoration projects along the Snoqualmie River, ending at the Snoqualmie Falls. Session themes will include: Green Building - Alternative Energy - Composting, Recycling, Source Reduction - Native Plant Landscapes - LID - Habitat Restoration - Project Funding - Building Sustainable Communities and more!

 

The Tribe is very honored to have Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff (Aleut) returning as the keynote speaker. Larry Merculieff brings spiritual perspective of traditional elder wisdom and over 30 years of experience achieving legal, cultural, environmental and economic victories for Aleuts and other indigenous peoples.

 

Event Details:

When: March 8-10

Where: Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom

Registration and event information can be found at: http://www.tribalgreensummit.com/Summit/

 

Registration is free for tribal members and staff. They can register under the free “Tribal Members and staff” registration through the link on the website.

 

For more information contact Cindy Spiry, Snoqualmie Tribe Environmental and Natural Resources Department Director at Office 425-292-3734

 

This event is hosted by the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe with support from Tribal Solid Waste Advisory Network (TSWAN) and funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 

 

About the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe is a federally recognized tribe in the Puget Sound region of Washington State. Known as the People of the Moon, Snoqualmie tribal members were signatories to the Treaty of Point Elliott in 1855. The Tribe owns and operates the Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, WA. For more information, visit www.snoqualmietribe.us.

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Stacia Kirby

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