About the Class
This session will not be recorded and will only be available to watch live from 11:15am-12:30pm

A brief look at the history and culture of the Tulalip Tribes with an emphasis on Treaty Rights, tribal sovereignty, and changes in land management since Euro-American contact. Additionally, this class will focus on keystone historical events such as US v Washington (commonly referred to as the Boldt Decision) and their effects on fishing sustainability and resource management.

Ryan Miller is a Tulalip Tribal member and the Director of Treaty Rights and Government Affairs for the Tulalip Tribes. He has over 15 years of experience working in the Natural Resources field and received his degree in Native Environmental Science from Northwest Indian College. He is on the board of Qualco Energy and on the steering committee for the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy. He represents The Tulalip Tribes on the Snohomish and Snoqualmie Watershed Forums and a number of other forums and committees throughout the State of Washington. He enjoys serving his community by protecting tribal self-determination, sovereignty and treaty rights and seeing the positive results from the work his department does.

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