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SNOQUALMIE, WA (April 1st 2015) – On Tuesday, March 24th 2015, Snoqualmie Tribal Chairwoman Carolyn Lubenau testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies in Washington, DC.

Chairwoman Lubenau was an invited speaker and testified on the importance of Snoqualmie Falls; a sacred site to the Snoqualmie People. The Falls are located in Snoqualmie, Washington, 30 miles east of Seattle, and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a Traditional Cultural Property (TCP).

The Snoqualmie Casino is hosting a Job Fair on Monday, April 13, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Click here for more information.

 

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe desires to contract with an independent firm for the development of an indirect cost allocation plan for proper allocation of support costs and eventual presentation and negotiation with the United States Department of the Interior, Acquisition Services Directorate National Business Center. Click here to see complete proposal and instructions. (Date posted: March 13, 2015)

 

A new Pilot Surplus Computers Benefit Application is now available for Snoqualmie Tribal Members.

 

To access the application please click here.

SNOQUALMIE, WA (January 30, 2015) Some Make-A-Wish families will be attending the “The Big Game” this year when the Seahawks take on the Patriots in Phoenix, Arizona thanks in part to the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. The Tribe donated its share of tickets for “the Big Game” to the Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington chapter.

 

The Snoqualmie Tribal Council stands behind and endorses the bond measure placed on the February 10th 2015 ballot by the Snoqualmie School District's Board of Directors. We feel strongly about supporting education, and the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe places a high value on educating our youth. The growing student population in the Snoqualmie Valley comunity needs these infrastructure improvements to foster their safety and success in our schools now and in the future.

Since the State Legislature began their 2015 session on January 12th, there have been a number of bills introduced pertaining to tribes located within the state.

 

House Bill 1280

Establishing a commission on government-to-government relations in Washington

Sponsors: Sawyer, Appleton, Reykdal, S. Hunt, Riccelli, Fitzgibbon, Robinson, Santos, Gregerson, Tarleton

Referred to Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs

Thank you to all who have expressed interest in Seahawks Super Bowl tickets.

The Snoqualmie Tribal Council is pleased to announce for the second year in a row, the Snoqualmie Tribe will be providing our Seahawks Super Bowl tickets to charity.

Go Hawks!

By Cindy Spiry, Environmental & Natural Resources Department Director

By Lora Pennington, Snoqualmie Tribe Cultural Officer

The 159th anniversary of the Signing of the Treaty of Point Elliott takes place on January 22, 2015. Up and down the Puget Sound, tribes will celebrate Treaty Day as we have for generations. We gather for a big meal and to visit with our relatives and friends. Then our Elders share history and the importance of our treaties.

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