Occupying Ft. Lawton: Celebrating the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center

We, the Native Americans, reclaim the land known as Ft. Lawton in the name of all American Indians by right of discovery. We feel that this land of Ft. Lawton is more suitable to pursue an Indian way of life, as determined by our own standards. By this we mean — this place does not resemble most Indian reservations. It has potential for modern facilities, adequate sanitation facilities, health care facilities, fresh running water, educational facilities, and transportation facilities.” ~Bob Satiacum (Puyallup) Continue reading

History is made on Indigenous Peoples’ Day by Matt Nagle

Monday, Oct. 13 was an historic day for Native Americans locally and across the country when Mayor Ed Murray signed a resolution that honors indigenous peoples by declaring the second Monday in October “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” in Seattle. Continue reading