Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Tulalip Elementary's Annual Sock Hop Dance

Dust off your dancing shoes, it's sock hop time at Tulalip elementary. There will be fun activities for the whole family this Friday, May 29th from 6-8pm at Tulalip elementary. The price of admission is $5, which includes a hot dog, chips, drink as well as entertainment from the D.J. and other fun contests. For safety, students must sign-in upon arrival and the students will need a parent, guardian, or adult with them in order to leave the dance. Volunteer chaperones are welcome! For more information, contact Tribal Youth Family Support Coordinator Jenns Losik-Gonzales at (425) 879-2566.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Community Meeting CANCELLED

This Thursday's Community Meeting has been cancelled. The meeting to discuss tourism at Tulalip has been cancelled due to a death in the community. Please check back here at the blog for updates as more information comes in.

Indigenous Voices Reply Exhibit at Burke Museum

On Saturday, May 30th the Burke Museum is holding an opening day celebration for their indigenous Voices Reply Exhibit. The Exhibit explores indigenous people who were represented at the 1909 Words Fair in Seattle. On the 30th you can learn about the exhibition from Burke Curators and attend panel discussions with contemporary artists. For more information visit the Burke Museum website

Friday, May 22, 2009

Memorial Day Lunch

Please join us for Memorial Day lunch Monday, May 25th at 12:00pm in the tribal gym. We will also be celebrating the dedication of Uppy’s Kitchen. Uppy was an institution and helped to feed many people throughout our mommunity. It is with great pride and honor that we can officially dedicate the Kitchen to Uppy. Please come join us in paying our respects to our Tulalip Veterans and to Uppy as well. We are thankful to have such strong leaders.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Community Meeting: Tulalip Tourism

On Thursday, May 28th the tribe is holding a community meeting to discuss Tulalip tourism. Dinner will be at 5pm, elders served first and the meeting begins at 5:30pm. This is a time to learn about what other tribes are doing, what the county is doing, and what the state is doing to promote tourism. A chance to see if that's a direction that the tribe would like to go. Really hope to see you at the meeting, and help us decide what tourism will look like at Tulalip.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Canoe Practice Cancelled

Canoe practice for this week has been cancelled. Canoe pulling practice is held every Wednesday at the marina in Tulalip bay at 5:30pm. For more information about the cancellation, contact Jason Gobin at (360) 716-4370.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Questions about HRO 84?

If you have any questions about the new HRO 84 policy, do not miss the chance to get your questions answered. Human Resources representatives will be on hand Friday at the South Lot to answer questions from 9am until noon. Tribal employees must have supervisor permission to attend the Q&A session.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Tribal Police vs. Heritage Boys and Girls Basketball Teams

On Thursday, May 14, 2009 there will be the 2nd annual Dunkin' Doughnut basketball game between the Tulalip Police department and the Heritage boys and girls basketball teams. The fun starts at 7pm and takes place at the gym at the Heritage high school campus. Admission is nearly free of charge, just bring one canned food item for the local food bank and you are in the door. Be sure to come on out of the woodwork and bring your friends and family to this fun filled event.

Friday, May 8, 2009

High School Graduates Slide Show/ Student of the Year deadlines

High School Graduates mark your calendars. On May 12th slide show pictures are due, each student is allowed a maximum of 4 photos. And May 22nd is the deadline for boy and girl student of the year applications. If you are graduating from high school and would like more information contact the Youth Services Education staff at (360) 716-4908.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Healing Circle Cancelled

The Healing Circle scheduled for Friday, May 8th, 2009 has been cancelled. For any questions please feel free to contact Louis Hernandez at (360) 716-4023.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Happy 93rd Birthday Charles "Red" Sheldon

Born May 5, 1916, Charles "Red" Sheldon celebrates his 93rd birthday today at the Senior center. Friends and family were on hand to party with Tulalip's eldest male. Way to go Red, Happy 93rd Birthday!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Lushootseed Family Night Cancelled

Due to a death in the family, the Lushootseed Family night has been canceled for tomorrow evening, Tuesday May 5th. Class will resume next Tuesday, May 12th at 5pm.

For more information, contact Natosha Gobin, Lushootseed Language Teacher at (360) 716-4499.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Indian Education Parent Committee Meeting

The second quarter Indian Education Parent Committee Meeting has been rescheduled for this coming Monday, May 4, at 5:00pm. It will be held at the Kenny Moses Building at the Tribal Center. For those who are unfamiliar with this building, it is located to the left of the Longhouse.

Dinner will be served at 5 PM and the meeting will follow with building reports and district budget cut information.

For more information contact, Diann Mize at (360) 653-0867
Indian Ed Secretary (available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)