Tag Archives: Skokomish

Coming Back: Restoring the Skokomish Watershed .

Members of the Skokomish Watershed Action Team have been collaborating for a decade on how to best restore the Skokomish watershed, located at the southern end of Hood Canal, in western Washington. From federal agencies to the Skokomish Tribe to private citizens, this is the story of how these very different groups have worked to restore the river after decades of logging and development in the area.

Denny Hurtado, on “Make No Bones About It.” March 30th, 2014, 5pm


Denny Hurtado, former chair of the Skokomish Tribe and retired director of Indian Education for the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. We will be visiting with Denny about his latest endeavor. Tune in and hear what Denny has been up to since his retirement from OSPI.

Raven speaks with Mary J. Pavel shares about American Indian Sovereignty and Law and more.

Raven speaks with Mary J. Pavel shares about American Indian Sovereignty and Law and more.

Mary J. Pavel is a member of the Skokomish Tribe of Washington. Mary joined the nationally recognized federally Indian law firm of Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry in 1992 and became a partner in January 1999. Mary was one of the first Indian women to be made a partner in a National Law Firm. Ms. Pavel graduated from the University of Washington School of Law and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Dartmouth College. Mary works in all phases of the Firm’s practice, with a special emphasis in legislative matters pending before Congress. Mary has been noted in the Hill Newspaper as one of the Nation’s top tribal advocates in Washington, D.C. She is the Founding President of the Native American Bar Association of Washington, D.C. She is a member of both the Washington State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association.