Six ways Northwest Natives are using tech to save their languages
by Sydney Cain
Many Native languages have few surviving speakers, but with the help of technology, Pacific Northwest tribes are trying to reverse the trend.
May 29, 2019
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
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
Curating community: Indigenous arts show celebrates the process
by Keelin Everly-Lang
From gallery shows, to artist residencies, to pop up markets and workshops, storytelling and shared meals, the many pieces of Yəhaw̓ are coming together to bring local Indigenous arts into focus.
Nov 29, 2018
New name for Squaw Bay on state agenda
by Venice Buhain
A name change from Squaw Bay to Sq'emenen Bay would be the latest Washington state place name to change because of a racially offensive word.
Apr 28, 2016
Legal Ayahuasca? Pierce County church offers Peruvian psychedelic ceremony
by Ana Sofia Knauf
Is it any surprise that the first church in the U.S. to publicly advertise ayahuasca ceremonies is right here in Washington state?
Jan 25, 2016
Trauma trickles down: Confronting the dark legacy of American Indian boarding schools
by Starla Sampaco
The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution acknowledging the intergenerational trauma caused by American Indian boarding schools.
Nov 26, 2015
After tackling racist lake name, Crosscut takes on “Squaw”
by Venice Buhain
After spearheading the charge to change a racist lake name, Crosscut writer Knute Berger takes issue with the use of the word "Squaw."
Oct 29, 2015