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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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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Awareness Day.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Awareness Day.

Today is #RedDressDay and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Awareness Day. In honor of our missing and murdered Indigenous relatives wear red, listen and makes space for the stories of our survivors and their families, share missing persons’ fliers, speak of the disproportionate rates of violence that our Indigenous people face, and take part of local awareness events. Our Community Domestic Violence Program (CDVAP) hung red dresses in the Puyallup Tribal Administration parking lot on Tuesday, May 3, to bring attention to those who are missing and to commemorate the lives that were taken too soon. MMIW #MMIP #MMIWG2
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Firecracker Alley Update

Firecracker Alley Update

The new location for Puyallup Tribal Members on-site fireworks sales will be located next to the Commencement Bay Cannabis store at 3509 East 72nd, Tacoma, WA 98443. Retail/wholesale fireworks and concession license sales will be conducted at the Puyallup Tribal Administration Building May 31 to June 3 between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. The cost for a license is $500.00 for both on-site and off-site locations with a $100.00 refund to off-site stand owners only.  The maximum number of stands will be 102.  Stand owner/partner must be Puyallup Tribal members and must be present when conducting the business of selling fireworks.…
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