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Men in loincloths a hit at Inter-Tribal Elders Lunch

The 2016 Puyallup Inter-Tribal Elders Luncheon filled the Emerald Queen Casino I-5 showroom with a lot of laughter, hugs and good times on Sept. 16. Attracting members of more than two dozen tribes near and far, the day featured lots of giveaways, an amazing buffet feast, a tribute to tribal veterans, stand up comics – and a loin cloth contest for the men that was hilarious and a lot of fun for the audience to choose the official Inter-Tribal Warrior for the lunch event.
Puyallup Tribal Chairman Bill Sterud opened the luncheon by taking the stage and calling for the colors to be brought… Read More


Youth organize Suicide Prevention Carnival as message of hope


Sept. 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day, and while such a day would likely bring some sadness and pain to those who have survived such a dreadful loss in their lives, Puyallup youth offered a day of community, hope and enjoyment at Chief Leschi Schools with a Suicide Prevention Carnival.
Spread out all across the playfield and surrounding grounds, the Suicide Prevention Carnival provided… Read More

Stewardship vs. Leadership

A great many people refer to themselves as leaders. A true leader is a person who will sacrifice themselves for the greater good of others. Leaders believe in a cause so wholeheartedly that they will sacrifice prison or die to defend their people or their cause. Leaders are not self-proclaimed; they… Read More