Affordable Housing Project Announcement

[show_post_categories show="category"]

The Nooksack Project will provide much-needed additional affordable housing units for the Nooksack Reservation. This new construction project will consist of 3 two-bedroom units and 1 four-bedroom unit. The three two-bedroom units will be contained in a triplex on its own lot located on First Street in Deming on the Nooksack Reservation. The four-bedroom unit will also be located on its own lot on First street on the Nooksack Reservation. The project will be on Tribal Trust land and there is a resolution from the Tribe to allocate the land for affordable housing to allow the Tribe to prevent, prepare for, and to respond to COVID-19 virus and similar threats by eliminating the spread of disease. Four new housing units with a total of 10 bedrooms will allow the Housing Department to prevent, prepare and respond to COVID-19 and other similar health emergencies by substantially reducing current overcrowded living conditions which exacerbate the spread of disease and create overall unhealthy living conditions. The four-bedroom home will be one-story and will contain two full bathrooms. The two-bedroom tri-plex units will each have two full bathrooms. Amenities include yard space for families with children to enjoy. In addition, each unit will haveRead More

Nooksack Tribe Cultural Department Language Revitalization 2023

[show_post_categories show="category"]

Join us at the community center/gym for classes beginning on May 22nd! Limited space is available, so please call Jeremiah Johnny at extension 3138. After four classes complete, there is an incentive for a brand new Ipad!

May Council Meeting

[show_post_categories show="category"]

The May Tribal Council meeting will occur starting at 6 p.m. on May 2nd over Zoom. Please note-advanced registration is necessary to attend You are invited to a Zoom webinar.When: May 2, 2023 06:00 PM VancouverTopic: Nooksack Tribe May 2023 Council Meeting Register in advance for this webinar:https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hd5HQrqcRXafdWDAGHMaRQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

VA waives co-payments for eligible Native American/Alaska Native Veterans

[show_post_categories show="category"]

WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that eligible American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans are no longer required to make co-payments for health care and urgent care received through VA. The Biden-Harris administration and VA are proud to implement this rule, which is estimated to impact approximately 25,000 American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans. Under this new policy, VA will reimburse copayments paid on or after Jan. 5, 2022 and waive future copayments for eligible American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans.  Click here for further details

NOOKSACK BUSINESS CORPORATION II (NBC II) BOARD VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

[show_post_categories show="category"]

NOOKSACK INDIAN TRIBE NOOKSACK BUSINESS CORPORATION II (NBC II) BOARD VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT SEEKING APPLICATIONS TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NOOKSACK BUSINESS CORPORATION II The Tribal Council of the Nooksack Indian Tribe (NIT) is soliciting applications from NIT Tribal Members seeking appointment to fill one (1) position on the Board of Directors of NBC II.  This is a position and will serve until resignation or removal. NBC II was created in 2007 as a wholly-owned corporation of the NIT, organized under Title 57 of the Nooksack Tribal Code.  Although NBC II may pursue any type of lawful business, enterprise, or venture, NBC II’s exclusive holding consists of the Nooksack Northwood Casino. MISSION AND PURPOSE OF NBC II/ROLE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS As stated in its Charter of Incorporation, the purposes of NBC II include: The Board of Directors is responsible for working with Northwood Casino’s General Manager, the Tribal Council and other management staff to develop strategies and plans for NBC II to further the mission and purposes of NBC II.  Funding for NBC II activities come from the Northwood Casino and from other appropriations approved by the NIT’s Tribal Council.  The NBC II Board of Directors isRead More

April Tribal Council Meeting

[show_post_categories show="category"]

The April Tribal Council meeting will occur starting at 6 p.m. on April 11th over Zoom. Please note-advanced registration is necessary to attend Zoom Details When: Apr 11, 2023 06:00 PM VancouverTopic: April 2023 Nooksack Tribal Council Meeting Register in advance for this webinar:https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iTRi5TNKQm6LQad1JqIWTw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

NBC III Board Member Position Available

[show_post_categories show="category"]

NOOKSACK INDIAN TRIBE NOOKSACK BUSINESS CORPORATION III (NBC III) BOARD VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT SEEKING APPLICATIONS TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NOOKSACK BUSINESS CORPORATION III The Tribal Council of the Nooksack Indian Tribe (NIT) is soliciting applications from NIT Tribal Members seeking appointment to fill one (1) position on the Board of Directors of NBC III.  This is a position and will serve until resignation or removal. NBC III was created in 2020 as a wholly-owned corporation of the NIT, organized under Title 57 of the Nooksack Tribal Code.  NBC III may pursue the lawful business of selling, marketing, manufacturing, processing or producing cannabis and cannabis-related products.  Currently, NBC III’s exclusive holding consists of the Between the Ferns cannabis dispensary. MISSION AND PURPOSE OF NBC III/ROLE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS As stated in its Charter of Incorporation, the purposes of NBC III include: The Board of Directors is responsible for working with Between the Ferns’s General Manager, the Tribal Council and other management staff to develop strategies and plans for NBC III to further the mission and purposes of NBC III.  Funding for NBC III activities comes from the Between the Ferns and from other appropriations approved by theRead More