Posts tagged with Indigenous Peoples Day Archives - Front Porch

A Duwamish Elder, Tribal Leader Finds Her Voice

By Duwamish Tribal Council Chair, Cecile Hansen Our Duwamish Tribe remains here as the People of the Inside. Our home was mostly forested, rivers, lakes, streams that shaped our way of life – I can only imagine how pristine it was – only to became sources of industry in timber… [ Keep reading ]

I am My Duwamish Mother’s Son – Stewarding Culture, People, Tribe, and Environment

By Russ Beard My name is Russell Hoover Beard and I live in Mississippi where I retired after 29 years of federal service with the Naval Oceanographic Office and the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration. I am a fifth-generation descendant of the Duwamish diaspora. My mother, June Hoover Beard, is the… [ Keep reading ]

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a Letter to My Grandfather

Reflections by Ken Workman, 5th generation Great-Grandson of Chief Seattle Scene: It’s late September / early October in Seattle. Ken Workman, 5th generation Great-Grandson of Chief Seattle, and Chief Seattle are sitting on a log on the west shores of Elliott Bay. It’s one of those typical fall days in… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Spotlight: Sondra Segundo

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are hosting this series of profiles to recognize local Indigenous leaders, artists, activists, and organizations. The groups and individuals featured in this series have dedicated their work to supporting Native American communities and commemorating Indigenous peoples, cultures, and histories in the area and… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Spotlight: Jody Olney

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are hosting this series of profiles to recognize local Indigenous leaders, artists, activists, and organizations. The groups and individuals featured in this series have dedicated their work to supporting Native American communities and commemorating Indigenous peoples, cultures, and histories in the area and… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Spotlight: Hailey Tayathy

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are hosting this series of profiles to recognize local Indigenous leaders, artists, activists, and organizations. The groups and individuals featured in this series have dedicated their work to supporting Native American communities and commemorating Indigenous peoples, cultures, and histories in the area and… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Spotlight: Michael Tulee

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are hosting this series of profiles to recognize local Indigenous leaders, artists, activists, and organizations. The groups and individuals featured in this series have dedicated their work to supporting Native American communities and commemorating Indigenous peoples, cultures, and histories in the area and… [ Keep reading ]