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Call to Action: Tribal Leader Advocacy Can Make the Difference in Access to Broadband in Indian Country!

Posted in Communications, Telecommunications
I hurt my back recently – probably due to wearing 4-inch heels while dragging my suitcase though airports large and small… but I digress. As you all know, I’ve been thinking a lot of about communications infrastructure in Indian Country and as the ache in my back began to affect the rest of my body, … Continue Reading

Time to Bring Broadband to Indian Country!

Posted in Communications, Smoke Signals, Telecommunications
On Oct 15-16, 2014 Tribal, industry and government leaders gathered at the Tulalip Resort Casino, Tulalip, WA to focus on bringing broadband to tribal lands at the Taking Smoke Signals Digital Telecom Conference. Our presenters and guest speakers gave tribal leaders a toolkit to begin exploring the opportunity of bringing high speed broadband to their … Continue Reading

Grants Expert Ron Flavin Featured on Smoke Signals Blog

Posted in Communications, Shout Out, Smoke Signals, Telecommunications
On October 15, Ron Flavin, will be a featured panelist at the “Taking Smoke Signals Digital” Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino, Tulalip, WA. Ron Flavin is an internationally acclaimed Business Organizational Strategist who has specific expertise in developing and writing grant proposals for businesses of all sizes as well as for non-profit organizations, government … Continue Reading

Andrea Alexander Featured on Smoke Signals Blog

Posted in Communications, Economic Development, Shout Out, Smoke Signals, Telecommunications, Tribal Culture, Tribal Government
On October 15-16, Andrea Alexander (Makah) will be a featured speaker at the “Taking Smoke Signals Digital” Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino, Tulalip, WA. Andrea Alexander has over 30 years experience of development in the native community and runs her own business, Energy Innovation Foundation. Her firm provides strategic planning and project development for … Continue Reading

Senator John McCoy Featured on Smoke Signals Blog

Posted in Communications, Shout Out, Smoke Signals, Telecommunications
On October 15, Senator John McCoy (Tulalip), Washington State Legislature, will be a featured speaker at the “Taking Smoke Signals Digital” Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino, Tulalip, WA. John McCoy represents the Everett, Marysville, and Tulalip communities, and neighborhoods of Snohomish County in the Washington State Senate. John was elected to the House of … Continue Reading

Monica L. Babine Featured on Smoke Signals Blog

Posted in Communications, Smoke Signals, Telecommunications
On October 15, Monica Babine, will be a featured speaker at the “Taking Smoke Signals Digital” Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino, Tulalip, WA.  Monica Babine leads the Program for Digital Initiatives at Washington State University (WSU) Extension’s Division of Governmental Studies and Services. A Senior Associate with WSU, she works with business, government, economic … Continue Reading