Inslee statement on death of Lorraine Loomis, chair of NW Indian Fish Commission

I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Lorraine Loomis, chair of the Northwest Indian Fish Commission. She was strong leader and tireless advocate for tribal treaty rights.

Archaeological and Cultural Resources

Inslee statement on U.S. Rep. Simpson's proposed Columbia Basin legislation

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today regarding a proposal to recover salmon in the Pacific Northwest from U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, an Idaho Republican.

Inslee statement on death of Bill James, hereditary chief of the Lummi Nation

"Trudi and I join Bill's family, the Lummi community and all Coast Salish nations in mourning the loss of Chief Tsi’li’xw (Bill James). Bill was a teacher of all and was a gentle, yet strong voice for the Lummi people.

Inslee and Washington tribes convene for 29th Annual Centennial Accord

Agreement to boost salmon returning to Pacific Northwest waters

Inslee signs executive order to protect orcas, Chinook salmon

Inslee joins Washington Tribes for 28th-Annual Centennial Accord

Centennial Accord brings together Inslee, Washington tribes

OLYMPIA Gov. Jay Inslee and chairs and councilmembers from Washington tribes met today for the 27th Annual Centennial Accord, a government-to-government meeting held every year that brings together leaders from the state and tribal governments.

Inslee concurs with federal determination regarding Spokane Tribe proposal for new gaming facility

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced his concurrence with the U.S. Department of Interior’s determination granting the Spokane Tribe of Indians the authority to build and operate a gaming facility —known as the STEP project — in Airway Heights, Washington.

Inslee statement regarding announced agreement between state and tribal salmon fisheries

OLYMPIA -- The State Department of Fish & Wildlife and tribal leaders today announced they’ve reached an agreement on a Puget Sound salmon fishery plan to be submitted for approval to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.

Inslee requests Kennewick Man be returned to Native Tribes and offers state assistance

The governor today sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting that the remains of the man known as “Kennewick Man” be returned to Native American tribes.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on the passing of Chinook Tribal Chairman Ray Gardner

“Trudi and I extend our deepest sympathies to the Chinook Nation and all Ray’s friends and family.

Statement by Gov. Jay Inslee on the passing of Puyallup Tribal Council Chairman Herman Dillon, Sr.

“Chairman Dillon spent his life serving the Puyallup Tribe with professionalism and dignity. I had the opportunity to see how his strong leadership was shaped by his personal character and by the strong values and culture of the Puyallup Tribe.

Yakama Nation Retrocession

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