Lushootseed is the first language of our people. Our language is sacred. It is the heart of our culture. Lushootseed has always been an oral language. It has carried our traditional teachings, stories, and our ways of life from the beginning of time.
- Mel Sheldon Jr.
From a story told by Snoqualmie Charlie as part of the Star Child story.
Crane and Changer From a story told by Snoqualmie Charlie as part of the Star Child story. From a story told by Snoqualmie Charlie as part of the Star Child story. Long ago, when the world was not yet the way it is today, dukʷibəɬ the Changer was walking. He...
Quil Ceda Village, a consolidated borough of the Tulalip Tribes, is the second federally chartered city in the United Sates (second to Washington D.C.). Since development began nearly 20 years ago it is now home to over 150 businesses that has created more than 6,000 jobs. Attracting up to 60,000 visitors every day, Quil Ceda Village annually contributes hundreds of millions of dollars to the North Snohomish County economy.
For the Tulalip Tribes, our language, Lushootseed (dxʷləšucid), is a vital part of our spiritual and cultural lifeways. The Lushootseed language is a variation of Coastal Salish, a language that is spoken by several tribes throughout the modern-day northwest United States and British Columbia. The dialect we speak in Tulalip...
Brodie Stevens, Tulalip Artist
Tribal filmmaker and artist Brodie Stevens will screen his films documenting one of the worldwide events in support of the powerful Idle No More movement -- a grassroots drive to uphold treaties, honor sovereignty, stop environmental degradation, and reaffirm social equality.
Scheduled to appear. This event is included in the cost of admission.
From North County Outlook
From Jim Davis, Hearald Business Journal
From Walker Orenstein, The Olympian