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December 20, 2014 at 9:19 PM

Port Angeles considering Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles is the latest city in Washington to consider adopting a holiday honoring Native Americans — but not on Columbus Day. The Peninsula Daily News reports that the City Council plans to consult with the Lower Elwha and other tribes about establishing Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This year Seattle and Bellingham decided to celebrate…

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July 30, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Seattle has new tribal relations liaison

Seattle has a new tribal relations liaison for the Office of Intergovernmental Relations. Nicole Willis will represent the city and work with local tribes on a variety of issues including natural resources, land use, sacred sites. She will also work with Urban Indian community representative organizations and to help improve collaboration with the city. According to a city…

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