A Vancouver high school has had a “Chieftan” mascot since the 1960s. Students who've criticized it hope the latest challenge will be the last.
The law protects Native children from being taken from their homes without tribal involvement. The case before the state Supreme Court could tighten those rules.
As the I-5 corridor grows, both groups are working to safeguard big cats making the trek to the Olympic Peninsula.
Alongside other communities of color, we worked to pass a law making it easier to prosecute violent police officers.
S’Klallam artist Jeffrey Veregge imagines ‘A Better Tomorrow’ for us all.
How a race between rival crews brought Native and UW paddlers closer to the sport — and each other.
Armed with lessons from the pandemic, and with Indigenous knowledge, we can honor Earth Day in lasting ways.
By studying how Indigenous societies use fire, ecologist Ernesto Alvarado is learning how we can fight wildfires.
This federal window for Native communities to apply for better internet access could transform life for those in Washington.
House budget has $50,000 to fund a collaboration between State Patrol and WSU to analyze traffic stops for evidence of bias.
Diverse communities are starting to see Washington’s new Voting Rights Act employed.
Wyam tribal member Lana Jack argues the archives contain documents legally affirming her right to exist.
Across the border in British Columbia's Skagit River headwaters, a proposed open-pit mine has drawn protests from Native tribes, environmentalists and politicians.
Throughout the state, tribal elders and educators are bringing Salish and other languages to youth.
How a burglary, social media and politics led to the bullying of a Nooksack Tribal councilwoman out of office.
It's been an incredible year in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. These stories started conversation, change, and awareness.