The Snoqualmie Tribe has instituted a new Land Protection Tax that’s believed to be the first of its kind in North America.
Master basketmaker and National Heritage Fellowship winner Ed Carriere is teaming up with a retired WSU archeologist to explore the recent and ancient history of Native basket weaving, as Carriere works to keep the traditional techniques he learned from his great-grandmother alive.
Seattle City Light has released a new plan for managing three hydroelectric dams on the Skagit River. The dams provide 20% of Seattle’s electric power, and have been the subject of a series of lawsuits by tribes arguing that the dams stop salmon from flourishing.
The air was smoky with welcome outside the gathering hall on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.
Museums around the nation are filled with items and ancestors from the Northwest Indigenous communities. KUOW’s Gustavo Sagrero reports on how some tribes navigate a long and emotional journey to bring them home.
A spokesperson for Catholic bishops in Washington says the church has started the process to review their records of Native boarding schools. This comes after increasing calls for greater transparency from the Catholic Church.
New York on Tuesday became the latest state in the nation to move to force schools to do away with the use of Native American team names or mascots. Those that don't comply risk losing their funding.
A citizen of the Turtle Mountain band of Chippewa Indians, Lajimodiere has written several award-winning books of poetry and is an expert on the history of Native American boarding schools.
One time, when my gram/Tupa came to visit, she waited for the nuns to be busy doing something else, and she said, “Get in the car.” I was 8 years old when we were taken to boarding school.