More: mel sheldon

White House task force to address treaty issues in Washington
White House task force to address treaty issues in Washington (October 19, 2016)

The Federal Puget Sound Task Force will coordinate salmon recovery and treaty protection efforts among federal, tribal and state agencies.


Native women hail Supreme Court decision on domestic violence
Native women hail Supreme Court decision on domestic violence (June 28, 2016)

The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center submitted a brief in defense of a federal law that bars domestic violence offenders from possessing firearms.


Young member of Tulalip Tribes indicted for role in Oregon standoff
Young member of Tulalip Tribes indicted for role in Oregon standoff (March 7, 2016)

Eric Lee Flores, 22, apparently went back and forth between his reservation and the wildlife refuge in Oregon at the start of the 41-day occupation.


Mel Sheldon: Tulalip Tribes aim to improve education for youth
Mel Sheldon: Tulalip Tribes aim to improve education for youth (July 14, 2015)

Years ago we identified the critical need for a strong early education program.


Mel Sheldon: Tulalip Tribes work hard to build a strong economy
Mel Sheldon: Tulalip Tribes work hard to build a strong economy (May 22, 2014)

Former chairman Mel Sheldon reflects on the journey toward economic development:


Washington Tribes: Pipeline project threatens Native way of life
Washington Tribes: Pipeline project threatens Native way of life (February 17, 2014)

Leaders of four Washington oppose energy pipeline that would run from British Columbia to the Salish Sea.


Mel Sheldon: A tribute to our Native warriors and veterans
Mel Sheldon: A tribute to our Native warriors and veterans (November 12, 2013)

Mel Sheldon, the chairman of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, pays tribute to Native American warriors and veterans.