Swinomish need our support
March 23, 2022
I found it concerning when I read the recent letters by Mr. O’Donnell on March 9 and by Mr. Elliott on March 16 about taxes paid by Shelter Bay.
Anyone buying a home here on leased land is clearly informed that we live here because the Swinomish Nation has granted us the privilege.
In any lease situation, we do not presume to tell our landlord how to use their income. But even more than that, a non-native living here should not be taking the same position (or taking the same for granted) as we would living on land that is solely part of the US.
I am learning what I can by observing and...