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Nettles are a vital part of tribal diets, culture

Thanks to a concerted effort by staff at the Nisqually Tribe’s community garden, tribal members can have regular access to nettles, an important traditional food. Nettles – despite their stinging reputation – are a highly nutritious and seasonally important plant to the tribe’s culture. Nettles begin growing in early spring. Until then, tribal members would […]

“Sharing the burden”

Carl Burke, a contract lobbyist working for Puget Sound Anglers and the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association, made a strong statement about how his employers feel about the North of Falcon process during a recent state senate workshop yesterday. Burke said: The issue we have with the tribes occasionally, specifically in the North of Falcon, is […]