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Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe cleans up homelands
Jeromy Sullivan, the chairman of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe of Washington shares news of a cleanup project: In June, my Tribe kicked off a project focusing on the removal of debris from around Port Gamble Bay. The goal is to improve beach habitats for fish, shellfish, and local residents by removing derelict debris, including pilings and vessels throughout Port Gamble Bay.

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Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe cleans up homelands

Jeromy Sullivan, the chairman of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe of Washington shares news of a cleanup project:
 In June, my Tribe kicked off a project focusing on the removal of debris from around Port Gamble Bay. The goal is to improve beach habitats for fish, shellfish, and local residents by removing derelict debris, including pilings and vessels throughout Port Gamble Bay.

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Tribes face problems dealing with legalized marijuana
Walt Lamar discusses tribal responses to the legalization of marijuana in certain states: Tribes in most states—including Colorado, where recreational use is also legal—follow federal law on marijuana use, possession, production and distribution. While some at the Ute Mountain Ute reservation have recommended initiating community discussion on the topic, the Southern Ute have come out very strongly against adhering to Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws.

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Tribes face problems dealing with legalized marijuana

Walt Lamar discusses tribal responses to the legalization of marijuana in certain states:
 Tribes in most states—including Colorado, where recreational use is also legal—follow federal law on marijuana use, possession, production and distribution. While some at the Ute Mountain Ute reservation have recommended initiating community discussion on the topic, the Southern Ute have come out very strongly against adhering to Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws.


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State-recognized tribes need eagle feathers too
DaShanne Stokes urges Indian Country to support the use of eagle feathers by members of state-recognized tribes in the wake fo a federal appeals court ruling favoring the Lipan Apache Tribe in Texas: I for one think it’s high time to recognize the rights of state-recognized tribes. Those who need eagle feathers and parts for prayer and ceremony to practice and preserve their ways of life deserve the right to do so.

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State-recognized tribes need eagle feathers too

DaShanne Stokes urges Indian Country to support the use of eagle feathers by members of state-recognized tribes in the wake fo a federal appeals court ruling favoring the Lipan Apache Tribe in Texas:
 I for one think it’s high time to recognize the rights of state-recognized tribes. Those who need eagle feathers and parts for prayer and ceremony to practice and preserve their ways of life deserve the right to do so.