Relief Payments from NOAA Cares Act State Funds coming Friday for Washington state ceremonial/subsistence fishers as well as for commercial fishers. Note: this is NOT part of the COVID-19 Hardship Assistance program recently announced by Suquamish Tribal Council. This is a completely separate program. Payments will be issued Friday, July 30, for all Tribal members […]
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Purpose: The current COVID-19 pandemic continues to place unprecedented hardships on tribal families. The Suquamish Tribe believes that providing tribal households with COVID-19 hardship assistance will help alleviate some of the hardships families are currently facing in these challenging times and will assist in improving individual welfare and the welfare of his or her family. […]
Due to extreme fire danger, the Suquamish Tribal Council in coordination with the Kitsap Fire Marshal and local fire departments has imposed a Phase II – Complete Ban on all outdoor burning, effective July 10, 2021 until further notice. Under the Phase II – Complete Burn Ban, all outdoor burning is prohibited, including small recreational […]
In celebration and appreciation of Suquamish Tribe community members who have gotten their COVID-19 vaccination, the Suquamish Tribe will begin weekly prize drawings every Friday starting on July 9. Suquamish Tribal members and their households, Suquamish Government staff, and PME employees who have received their COVID-19 vaccination are eligible to win. Three prizes will be […]
There are some exciting events going on at the ʔiišədalʔtxʷ ʔə ti suq̓ʷabš (Suquamish Family and Friends Center) over the next few weeks. Here’s a quick round-up: Father’s Day Keychain Class – This online class continues on Tuesday, June 8 AND 15 at 6:30pm. Kits are still available for distribution. Call or email to request […]
Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House advisor and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joins Leonard Forsman, Chairman of the Suquamish Tribe and President of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, for an online discussion during ATNI’s annual spring gathering on May 24, 2021.
All Tribal youth or any youth living in North Kitsap aged 12 to 17 now eligible to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine UPDATE: The vaccination clinic for youth will be repeated on May 26. Make an appointment at https://bookpgst.timetap.com. The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe and the Suquamish Tribe are partnering to host a COVID-19 Youth Vaccination […]
(The following was released on May 3, 2021 by the Washington State Gambling Commission.) OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Gambling Commission has reached a tentative agreement with the Suquamish Tribe to amend its Class III gaming compact to add sports wagering. The Tribe operates its Class III gaming facility located on the Kitsap Peninsula […]
To determine if you are eligible for Suquamish Tribe’s “All in WA” pandemic assistance program, please answer the following questions: Are you an Enrolled Suquamish Tribal Member and at least 18 years old OR are you the head of a household caring for a Suquamish Youth living in your home? Do you reside in any […]
The following op-ed by Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman appeared in the Seattle Times and Kitsap Sun as part of Earth Day 2021. We are approaching an Earth Day like no other, as dangers posed by environmental emergencies have never been clearer. Opportunities to address these multiple crises have never been more available than […]