November 28, 2014 is Native American Heritage Day. To read the Proclamation from Governor Jay Inslee, Click Here.
Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend enjoy a variety of events and free museum admission. Lelooska Cultural Center at 165 Merwin Village Rd in Ariel, WA. For more information, please visit their website.
Clark County Historical Museum has the Native American Basketry on exhibit thru December 2014. For more information, visit their website.
The Seattle Indian Health Board partners with the Tulalip Tribe’s Language Instruction department to bring our local (Seattle) Native youth and families the gift of language. Lushootseed is the traditional language of the Tulalip, Stillaguamish, Swinomish, Upper-Skagit, Sauk-Suaittle, Snoqualmie, Muckleshoot, Puyallup, Nisqually and the original peoples of the Seattle area the Duwamish and Suquamish. *FREE summer program transportation available. Snacks and … Continue reading
Native people have always been scientists, engineers, artists, and created technologies in our own ways. This outdoor/indoor summer camp will engage youth in both traditional and contemporary STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) based in Native community. * Storytelling and storymaking! * Plant relatives, harvesting, uses and ecology! * Watersheds, erosion, water health and more! * Indigenous games! * … Continue reading
Licensed foster parents and unlicensed relative caregivers with children placed in their care will have greater authority to allow these children to participate in normal childhood activities based on a reasonable and prudent parent standard. Senate Bill 6497 was based on a recommendation from foster youth at the 2013 Foster Youth Alumni Summit, where current and former foster youth indicated … Continue reading
This is a very important form!!! If you are a foster parent and have placement of a Native child, please be sure to fill out this form and give it to your school administrator. It needs to be submitted to your school for every Native student when they are registered for school. This form allows the school district to determine … Continue reading
This eight-part film series spotlights American Indian culture and stories and includes feature-length documentary films that have won acclaim at international film festivals, including the award-winning March Point, which highlights treaty issues facing the Pacific Northwest’s Swinomish tribe, told through the eyes of its younger generation; and Trudell, which chronicles the life of American Indian activist, John Trudell. The series … Continue reading
The Journeys in Creativity program was founded in 2004 in partnership with OCAC, The Museumat Warm Springs and Kah-Nee-Ta by Pat Courtney Gold and the late A. Susana Santos, tribal members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Gold and Santos sought to further the study and perpetuation of Contemporary Native American Art and Craft for Native American teenagers who … Continue reading