Nooksack River Casino

Nooksack River Casino

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Nooksack Falls

Nooksack Falls

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This image shows the power of canoe pulling and the beauty of the area that we come from.

Nooksack Canoe Pulling

Posted by rmurphy on Jan 26, 2012 3
Appreciating salmon is a way of life for us.


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Welcome to the NookSack Tribe Website


Constitution and Bylaws of the Nooksack Indian Tribe


The new monthly Snee-Nee-Chum newsletter is now available! You can view it by clicking on the newsletters tab at the top of this page, or by clicking here.


The 2015 NIT Annual Report is Here! A hard copy will be mailed out to each household. Keep a lookout in your mailbox!


Youth Department Program Application

If your Nooksack family is interested in having your youth (aged five to grade 12) attend our Youth Department’s After-School or Summer Programs, all you have to do is complete this Youth Department Program Application. Just download, print, fill this form out, and turn it in to either Timber Ridge, 5604 Mission Road, or at our Tribe’s Administration Building, 5016 Deming Road. For more information, call the Youth Department at (360) 966-9696.


Health Services Update

If any of our Tribal Members have health questions that could be answered over the phone, please call the Community Care Line at 1 (800) 607-5501. Also, if our Health Clinic is closed and you need a non-emergency visit, you can go to one of these places for help:


Walk In Clinic
2220 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, Wa 98225
(360) 734-2330
Hours of operation: Monday through Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Accepted Insurance: DSHS-open coupon only (NO HMOs)


Care Medical
4280 Meridian St
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 734-4300
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Closed
Accepted Insurance: Shasta, Regence Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, HMA, Nooksack Contract Health Services, ***Does NOT accept DSHS***


Community Building Reservation Form
Any Tribal Member who is interested in reserving the Community Building at 2515 Sulwhanon Dr. must first complete this Rental Application. This form can be printed, completed, scanned and dropped off at or mailed to the Tribe’s Administration Building, 5016 Deming Road, Deming, WA 98244. By Completing and submitting the rental application, you are agreeing to the building’s Use Policies and Procedures. Completing and turning in this agreement will ensure proper processing, prioritization and service delivery for each event. The day of the Event, you will be given the Day of Event Form, as well as the Inspection list form – pre-event and post-event, for Pre- and Post-Event Walk-Through. In order to receive a full deposit refund, The Cleaning Checklist will help determine the responsibilities of the renter when cleaning the building Post-Event. A Reservation Checklist is available for your convenience, and as always, the Tribe thanks you for using the Community Building responsibly!

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Our Head Start kiddos having a blast at Birch Bay! ...

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From our Head Start program: Reminder that there are no afternoon classes today.

Our morning classes will be at Birch Bay State Park all day. We will leave the Head Start classrooms at 10:00 am arriving at the park around 11:00 am. Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon. We will leave the park at 2:00 pm. Buses will leave the Head Starts at 3:00 pm to bring children home. It looks like the weather will be dry but cloudy out today. Please dress your child appropriately and please make sure they have extra clothing today.

We hope to see you there!

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For our Head Start parents: Tomorrow May 25th is the morning class field trip to the Birch Bay State Park. Thursday, May 26th is the afternoon field trip. Morning pick up times will remain normal. Your classroom staff have assigned afternoon pick up times. If you have not yet received a pick up time please contact your classroom. We will leave classrooms at 10:00 am. We plan to arrive at the Park at 11:00 am. Hot Lunch will be served to everyone in attendance at 12:00 noon. We will leave the Park at 2:00 pm. Buses will leave the Head Start classrooms to drop children off at 3:00 pm. Please dress weather appropriate we are going rain or shine and make sure your child has extra clothing. Please feel free to come on this trip with us. We will be taking our normal (littler) buses so we will not have space for parents to ride on the bus. ...

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From our Head Start Staff: We hope the graduating class enjoyed the field trip to the zoo yesterday. Our staff sure had a fantastic time!!!

Next week are our field trips to the Birch Bay State Park. Wednesday, May 25 the Morning Class will visit the State Park and there will be no school for the Afternoon Classes Thursday, May 26 the afternoon class will visit the State Park and there will be no school for the morning classes.

Parents are welcome to come along on these trips. We will be driving our normal littler buses to the park so we will not have space for parents to ride along. If you are planning on coming there is a day fee for being in the park unless you have a discover pass.

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A good reminder from Whatcom News Alert. ...

If you or someone you know is having thought of harming themselves please take them seriously

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