An Afternoon with Winona LaDuke

“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

Songs of celebration herald Seattle’s fourth annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day

It's the fourth Indigenous Peoples' Day since the city of Seattle officially changed the Columbus Day holiday to a day honoring Native Americans.
Oct 17, 2017
Nestora Salgado addresses the community police force she lead in Olinalá, Mexico, prior to her arrest last year. (Still from Youtube)

Political support grows for Renton grandmother-turned-militia-leader held in Mexico

  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
Filmmakers Lane Stevens, left, Dave Wilson and Gyasi Ross are part of the Idle No More indigenous-protest movement.

Idle No More: Indigenous rights go global

Lane Stevens lives up a steep, potholed alleyway in a house perched above the gray expanse of Tulalip Bay. It’s a far cry from the big-city music studios he once knew. But it’s where he feels at home — where he says he can breathe freely.
Feb 1, 2013