Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation Rising For Rights

We are currently experiencing land loss faster than anywhere else in the continental United States. And that is from salt water intrusion, canals being dredged, oil spills. Louisiana also has the second highest rate of cancer in the country. Continue reading

Northwest Tribes Unite to Oppose Water Privatization

Northwest Tribe’s are standing united in their opposition to the privatization of water. At its 2018 annual convention in September, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians passed a historic resolution opposing the privatization of water. Continue reading

Divestment Activists Push Seattle University to Divest from Fossil Fuels

In 2012, students at Seattle University launched a campaign to get their school to divest from fossil fuels. In September 2018, after a long six-year campaign, Seattle University announced that it would divest from fossil fuels in its endowment.  They are the first university in Washington State to divest from fossil fuels. Continue reading

Celebrating Indigenous People by Michael Rios

On the second Monday of October 2014, Seattle became the third place in the United States to acknowledge Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The process to end the celebration of a genocidal, slave trading, lost navigator was strenuous, but thanks to tireless work by activists like Matt Remle and many others, the proclamation was voted on by the Seattle City Council and signed into law by Mayor Ed Murray in 2013. Continue reading