COVID-19

Tribal Admin building, Youth Center, Culture building closed this week

Tribal Admin building, Youth Center, Culture building closed this week

Dear Tribal community, Administration has learned of two positive cases among employees today. With the rises in cases and possible exposures, Tribal Council has approved closure of the following buildings for the rest of this week as a precaution: • Main Administration Building • Youth Center • Culture Building Administration will re-evaluate conditions on Friday (watch for updates online). Employees are expected to telework if they are able. If you have an in-person appointment scheduled, please contact that department to reschedule.  Tribal Directory is online Our Tribal Directory is now ONLINE. Please visit: http://www.puyalluptribe-nsn.gov/services/directory.html haʔɫ kʷ(i) adsəslabcəbut. Watch over yourselves well. -Tribal…
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Reminder: Twulshootseed Yard Sign Giveaway

Reminder: Twulshootseed Yard Sign Giveaway

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, July 25 Chief Leschi Schools Elementary, 5625 52nd St. E Puyallup, WA 98371 These drive-thru events are open to everyone. Please remember to wear a mask and to practice social distancing. If you are feeling unwell, join us for the next event. Questions? Contact David Turnipseed, [email protected] or (253) 344-3665 For more information about this project visit: https://www.puyalluptriballanguage.org/community/PuyallupTribeYardSigns.php
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Practice COVID-19 safety: Positive case and exposures reported in different departments

Practice COVID-19 safety: Positive case and exposures reported in different departments

After several weeks of promising COVID-19 trends, this week there were several exposures reported at the Sound Credit Union Building and Public Safety, and a positive case at Elders. Our safety protocols are being followed in each case, with cleanings, contact tracing and testing taking place as needed. Those who may have been impacted have already been contacted or are being contacted. Our thoughts are with the people affected. We are confident in our safety protocols, but with the Delta variant and cases trending up in many places, we need to remind ourselves and each other to practice the safety…
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Puyallup Tribal Elders Welcome Back Luncheon set for Friday, July 23

Puyallup Tribal Elders Welcome Back Luncheon set for Friday, July 23

When: 11 a.m., Friday July 23 Where: House of Respect, 2010 Duct Cho St. Tacoma, WA 98404 Music will start at 11:30 a.m. and the raffle at 1 p.m. Keep in mind that Puyallup Tribal Members must be 45 years or older and able to show their COVID vaccine card upon registering. Children are not allowed at this event. For questions and registration information contact Vernetta Miller, [email protected]
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Upcoming Twulshootseed Yard Sign Giveaway Events

Upcoming Twulshootseed Yard Sign Giveaway Events

Missed the last opportunity to get a Twulshootseed Yard Sign? Don't worry, here are the next two events! 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, July 25 Chief Leschi Schools Elementary, 5625 52nd St. E Puyallup, WA 98371 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 21 People's Park, 900 M.L.K. Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405 These drive-thru events are open to everyone. Please remember to wear a mask and to practice social distancing. If you are feeling unwell, join us for the next event. Questions? Contact David Turnipseed, [email protected] or (253) 344-3665 For more information about this project visit: https://www.puyalluptriballanguage.org/community/PuyallupTribeYardSigns.php
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Children of the River Child Advocacy Center to host Healing through Art workshop “Story Trees,” 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., June 22

Children of the River Child Advocacy Center to host Healing through Art workshop “Story Trees,” 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., June 22

Come join us in a virtual Healing through Art workshop “Story Trees” hosted by Children of the River Child Advocacy Center. Date: June 22nd, 2021  Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm There will be a Raffle for the participants! Please email the AWBW facilitator: Donna at [email protected] to reserve your spot and get the access code along with information about the workshop.  There are 13 spots available so hurry and sign up, it will fill up fast. The only supplies you will need are two pieces of paper and colored pencils, markers or crayons. Donna Torres Victim Advocate-Case Manager, Contact…
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COVID-19 update: Tribal Admin will remain in Phase 2

COVID-19 update: Tribal Admin will remain in Phase 2

Thursday’s announcement by Gov. Jay Inslee about the upcoming statewide shift to Phase 3 next week and the planned June 30 reopening for Washington state is exciting. However, there are still a lot of unknowns. While Administration and Council consider guidance from other governments, we need to do what is right for our community. Administration will meet with Dr. Alan Shelton, the Tribe’s medical director, next week to discuss masks in the workplace and whether our reopening plan should change. At this time, we will REMAIN in Phase 2. We will keep you updated on further changes. Phase 2 highlights…
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