All Indian Stick Game Tournament

img_4932The Hoopa Rodeo and the All Indian Stick game Tournament are all part of the Hoopa Valley Tribe’s week long Sovereign Day celebration. Boys ages 5 to adult participated in the stick game tournament held Sunday in Hoopa./Stick Photos by Teresa Mitchell, Two Rivers Tribune./Photos by TRT Staff Read More →

41st Annual Hoopa Rodeo Celebration

13907082_10154058477048423_1073773693198983219_nThe 41st Annual Hoopa Rodeo was held August 5-6. Cowboys and cowgirls from the California Cowboys Pro Rodeo Association competed on Friday. On Saturday contestants from the Western States Indian Rodeo Association tried their hands and horses at roping, barrels and rough stock./Photos by TRT Staff Read More →

For Native Students, Education’s Promise Has Long Been Broken

I read an article in the July 26, 2016 online edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education titled “For Native Students, Education’s Promise Has Long Been Broken” by Kelly Field that I thought was particularly interesting and salient to College of the Redwoods. The author discussed the incredible challenges—poverty, joblessness, addiction, and abuse—Native peoples confront in Blackfeet reservation community in Browning, Montana and the anxiety young people face when they leave the reservation for college. I came away from reading the article with a profound appreciation for what our Klamath Trinity Instructional Site (KTIS) colleagues have accomplished in creating an extraordinary student success environment that supports our Native students’ academic achievement in Hoopa. Read More →

Welcome: Royal Theron Robinson

Royal Theron RobinsonRoyal Theron Robinson was born May 26, 2016 at 8:21 p.m. in Eureka, CA at St. Joseph Hospital weighing 8.2 lbs and 20 1/2 inches in length. Royal is the son of Mack and Jaclyn Robinson of Salyer, CA and siblings include Roxie 9 and Mack Jr. “Big Time” 2. He is the maternal grandson […] Read More →

Youth Protest Pollution From Klamath Strait Drain

Youth protestors lay on the ground in front of the Klamath County Government Office, representing the image of past fish kills on the Klamath river largely due to contamination and low flows./Photo courtesy of Youth Coalition for Clean Klamath. KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.–Monday, July 18, a group of youth including members of several tribes, orchestrated three dynamic protests to demand a thorough clean-up of the polluted Klamath Strait Drain, which pumps polluted water into the Klamath River, harming down river communities and Klamath salmon. Read More →

Photo of the Week

Waterphall DoolittleIn a pasture near Bear Road, Zadia Doolittle admires a ceremonial dress worn by Waterphall Doolittle./Photo by Arlene Doolittle. If you have a photo you would like to share please email it to Teresa at Read More →

June Student of the Month: Robert Michael Lee

Robert LeeRobert Michael Lee is the Son of Linda Lee and Augustine Lara. While at Hoopa High School Robert participated in Principal Honor Roll 2 years, Honor roll 2 years and took 1st place in the Indian Education Art Contest and twice won 1st place in the Indian Education Poem Contest. Robert’s poem “Family” was published in […] Read More →

June Student of the Month: Ellen Kidiwishche’ Dawn Colegrove

Ellen ColegroveEllen Kidiwische’ Dawn Colegrove is the daughter of Gary and Leslie Colegrove and the Grand- daughter of Gary and Kathy Colegrove and Leo and Toni Carpenter. While at Hoopa High, Ellen participated in ASB, CSP, Spanish Club, Softball, Soccer and Knitting Club. After high school Ellen will be attending Humboldt State University and plans to […] Read More →