Entries by Tyrel Ott

Honoring the beloved Chairman, Jeromy Sullivan

July 22, 2023 Chairman Sullivan strongly supported ATNI and many other intertribal organizations during his 17 years in office, 13 as their Chairman. He was committed to strengthening his nation by empowering his tribal government and enterprise staff to creatively plan and implement new initiatives. Celebration Of Life Details


Support for Tribal Small Businesses “Biden/Harris administration show true partnership and investment in tribal communities.”- Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis Vice President Harris traveled to Arizona this week to meet with the Gila River Indian Community. During the interview, VP Harris reviews issues such as MMIWP, partnering with Tribal Leaders, and Small Business Credit Initiative awards […]

Climate Resilience Program Coordinator

Do you want to be inspired every day? Are you interested in working for a dynamic intertribal organization that works at the intersection of Tribal sovereignty, climate solutions, environmental justice, and Indigenous cultures? The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) is hiring a full-time Assistant Tribal Liaison for our Climate Resilience Program! Come work for an exciting […]

Interior Department Issues Guidance to Strengthen Tribal Co-Stewardship of Public Lands and Waters

WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today released new guidance to improve federal stewardship of public lands, waters and wildlife by strengthening the role of Tribal governments in federal land management. New guidance from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) outlines how each bureau […]

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1 Billion in Funding for First-Ever State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program 

Funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will be available over four years to help States and Territories become more resilient to cyber threatsWASHINGTON — Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a first-of-its-kind cybersecurity grant program specifically for state, local, and territorial (SLT) governments across the country. This State and Local Cybersecurity Grant […]

ATNI Position Announcement: Tribal Gaming Director With the Squaxin Island Tribe

Job Title: Tribal Gaming DirectorDepartment: GamingReports To: Gaming CommissionFLSA Status: ExemptTS Range: 13/14 DOQOpening Date: September 2, 2022Closing Date: September 19, 2022 SUMMARY: Plans, directs and implements all Federal, State and Tribal gaming regulations, manages staff, develop and administer budget, develop(s) unit goals and objectives according to Commission policy. Works harmoniously with Casino Management to […]