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Tribal Council Swearing-in Ceremony and recording

Tribal Council Swearing-in Ceremony and recording

After the Swearing-in Ceremony’s blessing, led by Culture Director Connie McCloud, Bill Sterud and Annette Bryan took the oath of office for their next terms on Puyallup Tribal Council. Tribal Council reappointed Chairman Sterud and Vice Chairwoman Sylvia Miller to their leadership positions. The recording of this morning’s ceremony can be watched online at: https://vimeo.com/718072638.
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Reminder: Puyallup Tribal Council General Election set for tomorrow, Saturday, June 4

Reminder: Puyallup Tribal Council General Election set for tomorrow, Saturday, June 4

NOTICE: Absentee ballots have been mailed. If you have not received yours and believe this is an error, please contact the Election Board. General Election Day: When: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, June 4Where: Chief Leschi School,5625 52nd St. East Puyallup, WA 98371. Elementary entrance. General Election Guidance:· All voters must present some form of ID (State and Tribal are acceptable).· Voters are only permitted to enter the building one time unless they are accompanying another voter who requires assistance .Absentee ballots must be received in the Election Board’s mailbox by 8 a.m. Saturday, June 4. Please contact [email protected]
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Tribal Council expresses condolences on recent youth tragedies

Tribal Council expresses condolences on recent youth tragedies

Dear Tribal Community, The Puyallup Tribal Council would like to express our deepest sympathies in light of recent tragedies close to home and far away. This week family and friends are gathering in Uvalde, Texas, to lay their children and teachers to rest after the horrible attack at Robb Elementary School. It breaks our hearts to watch the whole town grieve and to think of what their innocent loved ones went through. We send our prayers to the Creator to comfort the family and friends of the victims. Youth today face many challenges. Our hope is that you talk to…
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A Justice for Jackie update from Councilman Rideout

A Justice for Jackie update from Councilman Rideout

A COMMUNITY MATTERS / JUSTICE FOR JACKIE UPDATE This is a last-minute post to inform family, tribal members and community I was asked to attend President Biden’s new Police Reform Executive Order signing. On Saturday night I received a call from the White House Presidential Staff asking me and my sister Lisa Earl (Jackie’s mother) to attend the signing. President Biden’s overture to me was heartfelt knowing all the hard work that our family, tribe, and community have put into the Justice for Jackie movement and the push for the nation’s first De-Escalation law here in Washington State. Let’s be…
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2022 First Fish Ceremony

2022 First Fish Ceremony

On Saturday, May 21, the Tribal community gathered for the annual First Fish Ceremony at dxʷłalilali, the Canoe Landing Site. Thank you to Connie McCloud, the Culture Department, the Fisheries Department, Tribal Council and all those involved preparing a beautiful day filled with the traditions of our ancestors. ləhigʷalikʷ čəɫ ʔə tiiɫ sčədadxʷčəɫ “We are Honoring our Fish”
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Councilman Rideout and Puyallup Tribal Member, Lisa Earl, attend White House signing

Councilman Rideout and Puyallup Tribal Member, Lisa Earl, attend White House signing

Today is the second anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, and due to the involvement Puyallup Tribal Councilman James Rideout and Puyallup Tribal Member Lisa Earl have had with fighting for police accountability in Washington State, they have been invited to the White House to witness President Biden’s signing of Executive Order to Advance Effective, Accountable Policing and Strengthen Public Safety. The event begins at 1 p.m. and can be watched at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0FypMEIweY. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0FypMEIweY Read about the executive order here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/05/25/fact-sheet-president-biden-to-sign-historic-executive-order-to-advance-effective-accountable-policing-and-strengthen-public-safety/ Read more about the Justice for Jackie movement here: https://news.puyalluptribe-nsn.gov/justice-for-jackie-is-justice-for-all-its-now-the-law/
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Tribal Administration Employee Appreciation Event Returns

Tribal Administration Employee Appreciation Event Returns

The annual Tribal Administration Employee Appreciation Event and BBQ luncheon returned on May 18 for an in-person gathering at the EQC Tacoma Event Center. Employee appreciation kicked off with Tribal Council acknowledging all the hard work the Puyallup Tribe is doing to serve its members. “You start out as employees but in no time at all you become family,” said Chairman Bill Sterud, the now longest serving Councilmember for the Puyallup Tribe. Vice Chairwoman Sylvia Miller shared her appreciation, “I appreciate every single one of you. The ones that have been here for only one day. The ones that have…
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