Seattle Says to S. Dakota Governor, “Respect Tribal Sovereignty!”

Dear Gov Noem, We, the Seattle City Council and Seattle Mayor, write to you today in support of the Cheyenne River, Oglala, and Rosebud Sioux Nations as they exercise their sovereignty to help our country mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Continue reading

United Indians of All Tribes Foundation Presents Native Life in the City

SEATTLE, WA – May 9 – May 16, 2020 via GoFundMe, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation (UIATF) will raise funds to meet the emerging needs of the urban Native community at this unprecedented time. Inequities within the system place Native individuals in King County at greater risk due to significantly higher rates of unemployment, housing insecurity, and food instability. Continue reading

Eighth Generation donates much-needed medical supplies to Seattle Indian Health Board during COVID-19 response

Seattle, Wash.—Eighth Generation, a small business based at Seattle’s Pike Place Market, donated 4,000 N95 respirator masks, 6,000 surgical masks, and 300 face shields to Seattle Indian Health Board amid a world-wide shortage. Continue reading

Native-owned Eighth Generation launches new wool blanket honoring ‘Jim Thorpe’

On Indigenous People’s Day 2019, Seattle based Eighth Generation will launch a special edition wool blanket honoring Native American sports hero, Jim Thorpe. Last year, Eighth Generation officially licensed the Jim Thorpe name and likeness. Continue reading