Photo essay: An apology to the Duwamish
by Jacquie Bird Day
People gathered at the Duwamish Longhouse to offer an apology to the Duwamish Tribe for the colonization and ongoing occupation of their lands.
Apr 22, 2019
The Colors of Green: James Rasmussen
by The Seattle Globalist
James Rasmussen's family has been connected to the Duwamish River for 10,000 years, and his concept of home fuels his stewardship of the river.
Dec 31, 2018
Decolonizing Thanksgiving: Practicing gratitude while acknowledging Native history
by Sandra Maszak
Thanksgiving, often considered the quintessential all-American holiday, is a favorite for many families across the United States. However, practicing gratitude doesn’t have to erase Native history or the current presence and survival of Indigenous peoples.
Nov 21, 2018
Seven spaces Seattle can’t afford to lose to development
by Laura Bernstein
At the Residents’ Podium for Seattle Legacy Spaces, Seattleites got the chance to talk back to the people influencing our city's development.
Aug 15, 2016
A walk across campus with the UW’s new Native Education Program
by Sarah Stuteville
The UW's new Native Education Certificate Program is designed to improve the relationships between educators and Native students and families.
Aug 11, 2016
The Duwamish Valley Youth Corps are coming for your litter
by Barbara Clabots
In South Park and Georgetown, the health impacts of pollution are real and life-threatening. But a small cadre of teens are learning to fight for environmental justice.
Mar 10, 2016
Saving Sm’algyax: Tsimshian community aims to preserve language
by Ashley McCuen
A Seattle teacher, one of the few fluent speakers of the endangered language of Sm'algyax, is in Alaska to pass her knowledge to Tsimshian school children.
Dec 8, 2015
Duwamish River cleanup plans get a boost for inclusion
by Darwin Cyphers Manning
Convincing new immigrants that fishing in the river isn't safe is a challenge, say those behind Duwamish River cleanup plans.
May 4, 2015
Why I’m celebrating World Water Day, rain or shine.
by alma khasawnih
Growing up in Jordan, we were taught in school just how scarce water is. There were constant campaigns on how to use water, how important it is to turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth or washing the dishes, even how to collect the water while waiting for it to warm up before a […]
Mar 21, 2012