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In the News (Sun 24 Jun 18)

  Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs
The purpose of 25 CFR Part 83 is to provide a means to acknowledge Indian tribes that have continuous social and political existence and to determine whether the group descends from a historical Indian tribe or tribes.
The Snohomish petitioner met criteria 83.7(d), (f) and (g) of the acknowledgment regulations by demonstrating that it has a governing document; that its membership is not principally composed of members of an acknowledged North American Indian tribe and that neither the petitioner nor
The record further revealed that the petitioner is not the same as the historical Snohomish tribe that was involved in the Treaty of Point Elliott in 1855 and that settled on the Tulalip Reservation.
www.doi.gov /news/031202a.htm   (372 words)

 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice
Snohomish County is reaping the benefits of a healthy economy bolstered by the presence of aircraft manufacturer Boeing; the imultaneously revered and hated Microsoft Corporation; and by a steady stream of tourists.
Snohomish County is located in one of the country's most beautiful spots, between Puget Sound and the snow-capped Cascade Mountains.
Snohomish County home prices remain consistent with Seattle's; in other words, if you're new to the area and are unaccustomed to asking prices for single-family homes, you're in for an eyebrow-raising experience.
realtytimes.com /rtcpages/20000207_snohomish.htm   (758 words)

A number of tribes or parts of tribes or bands which were parties to the treaties did not remove to the reservations and some Indians who did move later left the reservation, often returning to their native areas.
The Snohomish Reservation described in the treaty (later absorbed into the larger Tulalip Reservation) was intended for the Snohomish and other Indians and the majority of the members of the Tulalip Tribes are of Snohomish ancestry.
The Snohomish constitution requires members to be persons of Snohomish Indian blood whose names appear on the Roblin schedule of unenrolled Indians, or persons of Indian blood whose names appear on the Snohomish membership rolls, or children born to any member of the Snohomish Tribe.
www.msaj.com /cases/476FSU~1.HTM   (4390 words)

The Snohomish tribe's culture was based on salmon fishing, fishing for sturgeon or cod, hunting seal, trading for deer and elk, with the other tribes, and gathering the variety of berries, such as huckleberries, flberries, and salmonberries, and the salmonberry sprouts in the river wetlands.
The village was called Chi-cha-di-a by the Snohomish tribe that lived in this region, living along the banks of the Snohomish River, and using it as a highway to the interior of the tribes.
The territory of Snohomish County, was acquired by the United States with purchase of the Oregon Territory, and Snohomish County was formally established on Jan. 20, 1861.
www.angelfire.com /journal2/skylarks/page14.html   (1559 words)

 Tribes of Washington
On the coast of Washington near Forks, this tribe subsisted on the fish and berries of the forest.
This tribe lives on the 572-acre Lower Elwha reservation which is located six miles (10km) west of the city of Port Angeles at the mouth of the Elwha River.
Snohomish County was inhabited by Native Americans long before the advent of white exploration and settlement.
ttt.pugetsoundcenter.org /projects/1998/web/tribal/tribesofwa.htm   (1771 words)

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Snohomish County was established on January 14, 1861, and was named after the Snohomish Indian Tribe who lived in the area.
The Navy's economic impact on the Snohomish County economy is expected to average $325 million a year, including $77 million from Navy purchases of goods and services, $155 million from payroll spending, and $92 million from indirect economic activity related to the base.
Snohomish County has transformed itself from a sleepy community with sawmills and smokestacks to a high technology base of aerospace, biotechnology, and research and development firms.
www.cityofseattle.net /tda/trade_info/TBinvestingsnomish.htm   (453 words)

 Snohomish Tribe denied federal recognition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Snohomish leaders say they will appeal the decision, which is the second time the tribe has been turned down for recognition.
Federal recognition bestows sovereignty on a tribe, meaning the federal government views the tribe as a separate nation, and gives it treaty rights that include money for services such as health care and education.
The Snohomish tribe, with headquarters in Edmonds, claims 1,700 members, most in King, Snohomish and Jefferson counties.
www.citizenreviewonline.org /dec_2003/snohomish.htm   (176 words)

 Snohomish County Washington - info, facts, communities on Key to the City
Snohomish County residents tried to adopt this form in 1968, but it was not approved until 1 May 1980.
Snohomish was the name of the Indian tribe that lived in this valley, mainly the area of present-day Everett.
Snohomish County stretches from Puget sound on the west to the Cascades in the east.
www.usacitiesonline.com /wasnohomishcounty.htm   (613 words)

 Tulalip Tribe declares building moratorium : ICT [2000/07/12]
Although both Snohomish County and the tribe have growth management acts, while the county barrels ahead with developments, the tribe has called a temporary halt to building.
Roney says that once the county is supplied the information on the tribe's decision to declare a reservation-wide moratorium, it will be reviewed and brought up to the county council for a determination.
In accordance with the BIA's advice, the tribe held public meetings and discussions with all residents of the reservation, Indian and non-Indian, between 1993 and 1995.
www.indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=762   (840 words)

In 1993, three of these tribes, the Duwamish, Snohomish, and Steilacoom Tribes ("the Three Tribes"), petitioned the United States District Court for Western Washington for relief from the 1979 judgment pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(6) on the ground that Judge Boldt may have suffered from Alzheimer's disease in 1979.
At oral argument on the motion, held on November 11, 1994, almost a year after the motion was filed, the Three Tribes argued that their motion was for the limited purpose of conducting discovery into the state of Judge Boldt's mental health at the time he rendered his 1979 decision.
The Three Tribes argue that 60(b)(6) relief should be granted and discovery allowed because of the possibility that they were denied a competent fact-finder when their treaty status was decided by Judge Boldt.
www.msaj.com /cases/98F3d1159.htm   (4327 words)

 Tribal Energy Program - FY2003 Projects: The Tulalip Tribes of Washington: Project Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Tulalip Tribes of Washington is located in Snohomish County, Washington, which is north of Seattle in the mid-Puget Sound area.
Snohomish is one of the fastest growing counties in Washington State.
The Tribe sees value in addressing the biosolids management problem in the County, because it has been implicated in degradation of the salmon fisheries in the watershed.
www.eere.energy.gov /tribalenergy/projects/fy03_tulalip.html   (696 words)

 Governors Office of Indian Affairs
The said tribes and bands agree to remove to and settle upon the said first above-mentioned reservations within one year after the ratification of this treaty, or sooner, if the means are furnished them.
The said tribes and bands acknowledge their dependence on the Government of the United States, and promise to be friendly with all citizens thereof, and they pledge themselves to commit no depredations on the property of such citizens.
The said tribes and bands further agree not to trade at Vancouver's Island or elsewhere out of the dominions of the United States, nor shall foreign Indians be permitted to reside in their reservations without consent of the superintendent or agent.
www.goia.wa.gov /Treaties/Treaties/pointelliot.htm   (893 words)

 HeraldNet: Snohomish to learn their fate as a tribe soon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For now the Snohomish are seeking "all the benefits that recognized tribes get," said Bill Matheson, chairman of the Snohomish Tribe, which already has organized as a tribe despite its lack of federal recognition.
The their independence as a tribe goes back to the time of the Treaty of Point Elliott in 1855, which created the Tulalip Reservation and included close to a dozen tribes -- the Snohomish being one of the larger ones.
While the Snohomish tribe does not use a blood quantum, a way to measure how much American Indian blood a person has, Matheson said potential members must prove they are descendants of a full-blooded Snohomish.
www.heraldnet.com /stories/03/12/1/17825624.cfm   (1164 words)

 Snohomish Tribe turned down in new bid for federal recognition
Complicating the issue, leaders of the Tulalip Tribes claim they are the Snohomish Tribe and that calling another group that name is to rewrite history.
The Snohomish were incorporated with other tribes on the Tulalip reservation, said Stan Jones, vice chairman of the Tulalip Tribes.
Those seeking recognition as Snohomish counter that the Tulalip Tribes are motivated not by history, but by greed.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /local/150717_snohomish02.html?...&searchdiff=1   (701 words)

 HeraldNet - SNOHOMISH CEMETERY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pilchuck Jack, the last chief of the Pilchuck Indian Tribe, was buried in 1905 in the southeast corner of the cemetery with only a wooden board to mark the location.
Snohomish has removed all the monuments and graded the cemetery.
It would be easy to say that the city of Snohomish is applying a lesser standard of concern and reverence for the dead because, after all, they were just some local Indians.
www.heraldnet.com /Stories/98/1/11/sunlet37.htm   (308 words)

 The Seattle Times: Local News: U.S. won't recognize the Snohomish as tribe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
WASHINGTON —; After waiting more than 28 years for federal recognition, the Snohomish Tribe finally heard from the government yesterday: Their petition was denied.
The Tulalip Tribes of Marysville opposed the Snohomish petition and hired anthropologists and genealogists of their own.
Matheson, the Snohomish chairman, said his group has received free legal aide from Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi, a Minneapolis-based law firm, and the firm has committed to helping the Snohomish file a lawsuit in federal court to overturn yesterday's ruling.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/localnews/2001805222_tribe02m.html   (732 words)

 Canku Ota - August 24, 2002 - Tribes Fight to Keep Native Culture Alive
Some of these landless tribes, such as the Chinook and Duwamish, still have not been recognized by the U.S. government and are precariously clinging to their native roots.
This 78-year-old elder and tribal historian is the great-great-great-grandson of Snah-talc, or Bonaparte, the subchief of the Snohomish.
The Snohomish was one of several tribes that signed the Medicine Creek Treaty in 1854, an agreement with the U.S. government that, among other things, guaranteed them a place to live.
turtletrack.org /Issues02/Co08242002/CO_08242002_Washington_Tribes.htm   (2000 words)

 Snohomish County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snohomish County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.
Snohomish County was created out of Island County on January 14, 1861.
About 4.90% of families and 6.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.60% of those under age 18 and 7.80% of those age 65 or over.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Snohomish_County,_Washington   (558 words)

 FR Doc 03-30575
The petitioner claims that its mostly off-reservation ancestors were part of the historical Snohomish tribe primarily based at the Tulalip Reservation and remained so until 1935, when the historical Snohomish tribe and other tribes at this reservation reorganized as the Tulalip Tribes of the Tulalip Reservation under the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA).
Based on new information submitted by the petitioner and the Tulalip Tribes of the Tulalip Reservation, or located by the Department, and other evidence in the record, the Department re- evaluated the STI family lines for evidence of descent from the historical Snohomish tribe.
Two family lines not previously determined to demonstrate Snohomish ancestry now have been sufficiently documented to show descent from the historical Snohomish tribe, and two ``new'' family lines, originally considered as part of pre-existing STI family lines, also were found to demonstrate Snohomish descent.
a257.g.akamaitech.net /7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2003/03-30575.htm   (2343 words)

 Snohomish (tribe) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snohomish is the name of a tribe of Native Americans who reside around the Puget Sound area of Washington, north of Seattle.
The tribal spelling is Sdoh-doh-hohbsh, which means "lowland people" according to the last chief of the Snohomish tribe, Chief William Shelton, though there is debate among historians as to the actual meaning.
Some of the last surviving members of the Snohomish tribe live on the Tulalip reservation, west of the city of Marysville, Washington, though most live elsewhere.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Snohomish_(tribe)   (194 words)

 Snohomish County Business Journal
The Stillaguamish Tribe has filed an application with the state Department of Social and Health Services to open a methadone clinic in north Snohomish County to treat people addicted to opiates such as heroin.
Eddie Goodridge Jr., the tribe’s executive director, wouldn’t say where the proposed clinic would be built but emphasized that the clinic would not be built on or near the tribe’s planned site for a new casino northwest of Arlington but elsewhere on tribal lands with federal trust status.
Snohomish County PUD customers are buying more renewable energy per-capita than other utility customers in the state, a new report says.
www.heraldbusinessjournal.com /archive/feb03/bizbriefs-feb03.htm   (1496 words)

 Seasons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
People of the Snohomish tribe also raised small dogs which were sheared for their hair, a breed somewhat like the Pomeranian.
Snohomish people had several bands and lived on southern Whidbey Island, Camano Island, Gedney (Hat) Island, along the coast from Warm Beach to Richmond Highlands and up the Snohomish, Pilchuck, and forks of the Skykomish and Snoqualmie rivers.
One of the Snohomish villages was located beneath a bluff at the southern tip of Camano Island, Camano Head.
www.sakkal.com /Snohomish/Articles/Seasons.html   (1100 words)

 Casto Massacre
This was due to the fact that the previous summer, during trouble between some white men and the Snohomish Indians, a chief and two Indians had been killed.
Tribal revenge is a chief characteristic of the primitive Indian, and includes all members of a tribe, or race, of whatever color.
The supposition is that they thought the white "Tyee's" life would avenge that of the chief killed the previous summer and that the lives of the wife and John Halstead would answer for the two other Indians who were killed at the same time.
issaquahhistory.org /archives/castomassacre.htm   (791 words)

 Study confirms high temperatures in Stillaguamish and tributaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Stillaguamish Tribe, through its Banksavers Nursery program, has planted native trees along Krueger, Portage, Prairie, Harvey and Kackman creeks, Lower Stillaguamish Channel and the North Fork of the Stillaguamish (at C-Post).
The Stillaguamish Tribe Natural Resource Department has plantings scheduled this year along the North Fork and various tributaries in the lower North Fork, lower Pilchuck, Jorgenson Slough, and Portage creek systems.
Snohomish County has worked with landowners along Church Creek in Stanwood to reduce manure runoff and to plant trees to help shade the stream.
www.ecy.wa.gov /news/2004news/2004-060.html   (716 words)

 Tulalip Tribes :: About Us
The Tulalip Reservation was reserved for the use and benefit of Indian tribes and bands signatory to the Treaty of Point Elliott of January 22, 1855.
It was established to provide a permanent home for the Snohomish, Snoqualmie, Skagit, Suiattle, Samish and Stillaguamish Tribes and allied bands living in the region.
The Tulalip Tribes was organized under the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.
www.tulaliptribes-nsn.gov /about_us.aspx   (317 words)

 Tribes by State
Tiwa Indian Tribe -- note: this is a language group of a number of recognized Pueblos
Tribes of the Grande Ronde Tribal Council, Shasta, Kallapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Umpqua), Grand Ronde, OR Confederated Tribes of Coos Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians.
Snohomish Tribe of Indians, located in Washington, Snowhomish bands on Tualip reservation
www.500nations.com /tribes/Tribes_State-by-State.asp   (396 words)

 PEACE PARTY -- Stereotype of the Month contest
Failed businesses and additional properties are generally acquired by a tribe, and adjacent land values are impacted negatively, while adjacent property taxes are increased to offset the loss of state and county property and sales tax revenue that has either flushed down slot machines or disappears with each tribal parcel acquisition.
It's impossible for the tribe's expanding jurisdiction to be a surprise to anyone alive.
The tribe didn't force the state to pass the law and it can repeal the law whenever it wants.
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