A Celebration of Indigenous Film and Artists
by Globalist Staff
•View short films made by Indigenous artists as a preview kickoff to SIFF’s Indigenous Showcase Weekend. •Experience an Indigenous art market as part of the city-wide Indigenous-led celebration yəhaw̓. •Meet visiting filmmakers and guest panelists such as Paulette Jordan (Coeur d’Alene). •Taste light refreshments & traditional foods from Indigenous chefs. Cash bar. •Celebrate the breadth […]
May 16, 2019
Chef in Mexico seeks to instill taste for indigenous cuisine
by Global Press News Service
Claudia Ruiz Santiz, whose family is part of the Tsotsil population, recreates recipes from her grandmother’s kitchen at Kokonó, her restaurant in Chiapas.
Apr 25, 2019
Young Native artists break through in the yəhaw̓ Indigenous Teen Art Show
by Nicole Pasia
yəhaw̓ and Teens of Tacoma encouraged young people from all over Washington state who identified as indigenous to submit their artwork.
Feb 20, 2019
Canadian Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq explores the powerful outer limits of human expression
by Devon Leger for Meany Center
Tagaq will bring her unique style of throat singing and music to UW’s Meany Center on Friday, Feb. 8.
Jan 22, 2019
Indigenous women filmmakers the focus of 2018 4th World Media Lab
by Ryan Phelan
This year is the fourth year of the 4th World Media Lab, which includes training and mentorship for indigenous filmmakers, as well as feature and short films.
May 24, 2018
How the Swinomish Tribe is fighting the battle against heroin addiction
by Gena Wynkoop
The didgwalic Wellness Center, which opened earlier this year, is part of the Swinomish Tribe's community response to the opioid epidemic.
May 8, 2018
An Afternoon with Winona LaDuke
by Globalist Staff
“In our Anishinaabe prophecies this is called the time of the Seventh Fire. This is a time when our people will have two roads ahead of us – one miikina, or path, which is well-worn – but scorched – and another path which is green. It will be our choice upon which path to embark. […]
Feb 20, 2018
SEAxSEA: The Southeast Asia x Seattle Film Festival
by Globalist Staff
4:30pm-7:30pm, January 24-26, 2018 Thomson Hall 101 The SEAxSEA Film Festival is part of the Southeast Asia Center’s mission to actively organize Southeast Asia-related programs, and features films that explore Southeast Asia in its diversity, emphasizing underrepresented communities and youth-produced visions of the past, present, and future. On this, our inaugural year, we are proud […]
Jan 8, 2018
A Tribe Called Red’s “Electric Pow Wow” comes to Seattle
by Gregory Scruggs
First Nations DJ trio A Tribe Called Red’s rising star as musicians has put them on the forefront of indigenous activism.
Nov 14, 2016
Photos: Northwest tribes mark Indigenous Peoples’ Day
by Alex Garland
Author Sherman Alexie addressed a crowd of Pacific Northwest tribe members and other supporters who were gathered at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center on Monday, Seattle’s third annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day. “Look who we have leading this city, powerful brown women! I’m proud to live in a city where these are our representatives,” said Alexie, who is […]
Oct 11, 2016
On second Indigenous Peoples Day, more work to be done
by Chetanya Robinson
Last year Seattle made history by establishing Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday in October. Find out what's planned for year two.
Oct 11, 2015
‘Indigenous Beauty’ features 2,000 years of native art at Seattle Art Museum
by Justice Magraw
'Indigenous Beauty' opens at Seattle Art Museum and highlights American Indian Art from North America and the Pacific Northwest.
Feb 23, 2015
Historias Indígenas: Indigenous Mexican women fight back against violence and corruption
by Liliana Caracoza
Alcoholism, domestic violence, corruption, poverty — the deck is stacked against the women of high altitude indigenous communities in Veracruz. But an upstart human rights group is helping them turn the tables.
Aug 19, 2014
Political support grows for Renton grandmother-turned-militia-leader held in Mexico
by Kamna Shastri
After almost a year in a Mexican prison, a wave of political pressure is gathering for the release of Renton resident Nestora Salgado. “We must shame the Mexican government into doing the right thing,” Congressman Adam Smith said in a press conference held at Seattle University on Monday. Salgado is a naturalized citizen and U.S. passport holder who moved […]
Jun 19, 2014
Who’s picking your produce?
by Rebecca Randall
Washington native Seth Holmes spent five years conducting research farm workers in Skagit Valley berry farms and found a disturbing pattern of "normalized" abuse.
Feb 24, 2014
Video: #IdleNoMore protests coal trains
by Ansel Herz
In Canada, the birthplace of the “Idle No More” movement, six members of the Cree tribe are nearing the end of a 1000 mile trek to the nation’s capital to protest the enduring poverty of indigenous Canadians. For marchers closer to home, the protest route on Thursday was barely four miles long. But the cause […]
Mar 22, 2013