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The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe and Longhouse Media recently partnered for the 2014 SuperFly Filmmaking Experience, which features native stories and young filmmakers and actors aged 13 to 19.  The event showcases the young students’ skills, teaches them to collaborate with other artists, and concludes with a screening of the original work at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). This year’s SuperFly screening took place on Saturday May 31, 2014 at the Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle.

Viewing: Hill Funeral Home (217 E. Pioneer Ave Puyallup) on May 31st from 10am to 7pm

Services: Tacoma Dome Convention Center on June 1st at 10am

Burial: Puyallup Tribe of Indians Cushman Cemetery (2002 E 28th St Tacoma)

Dinner: Chief Leschi School (5625 52nd St E. Puyallup)

 

Flowers, gifts, and cards may be delivered to Hills Funeral Home.

Thank you all from the Dillon Families

Funeral services for Billy Frank Jr. have been announced.

A memorial will be held at 10am on Sunday, May 11th in the Squaxin Island Tribe's event center at the Little Creek Casino Resort at 91 W Highway 108 in Shelton Washington.

He will be interred at the Chief Leschi Cemetery at 2249 Reservation Road, just north of the ballfields. A dinner will follow at the Squaxin Tribe's event center.

A public viewing will be held from noon to 5pm on Saturday, May 10th at Mills and Mills Funeral Home at 5725 Littlerock Road SW in Tumwater.

 

Please note:

On Friday, May 9th the Tribe will be performing work on the Tribe's phone system. As such, the system will be down for the Administrative Building between 6am and 10am on this day.

Governor Jay Inslee has in the last few weeks signed four bills that promote the welfare and wellbeing of Indians throughout Washington State. The Snoqualmie Tribal Council, on behalf of all our Tribal Members, sent a letter on April 22nd, 2014 to thank Governor Inslee for his efforts. We appreciate his signing the new bills into law, each addressing matters of great importance to all of us in Indian Country.

Here is a brief description of each new bill:

If you or someone you know has been affected directly by the Oso Slide, there are two websites you may want to visit for resources, including community cost assistance. Please visit the following links for more information on these resources.

 

http://www.fema.gov/disaster/4168

 

http://www.disasterassistance.gov

Service Information for Tribal Elder Barbara Beauchamp

** Snoqualmie Tribal Offices will be closed on Thursday the 24th in honor of Barbara Beauchamp **

Please note that beginning Thursday, April 10th 2014 the Tribal Council Meetings will begin later in the day at 3:30pm.

If you have any questions please contact Tribal Secretary Alisa Burley at alisa@snoqualmietribe.us or 425.888.6551 extension 1005.

From King5.com: http://www.king5.com/news/Snoqualmie-Tribe-donates-250K-to-slide-relief-effort--252966781.html

 

DARRINGTON, Wash. – The Snoqualmie Tribe said it would donate $275,000 to the relief effort for Saturday’s devastating landslide.

During a press briefing Friday, tribe officials handed $50,000 checks to the Darrington, Arlington and Oso fire departments.

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