Entries by Jon Anderson

For WA State Tribal Fishers: NOAA Cares Act Relief Payments Coming Friday

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 […]

Suquamish Tribe COVID-19 Hardship Assistance Policy and Application

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. […]

Suquamish Tribe Beginning Weekly Vaccination Celebration Raffle July 9

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 […]

Upcoming events at the Family and Friends Center

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 […]

S’Klallam Tribe and Suquamish Tribe Host Youth Vaccination Clinic on May 17 and May 26

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 […]

Gambling Commission and the Suquamish Tribe reach tentative agreement on a sports wagering compact amendment

(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 […]