The Indigenous Peoples Institute (IPI) and its supporters affirm the sovereignty of Native American/Alaskan Native/First Nations/Urban Indian/Indigenous peoples and their communities through programming that amplifies Indigenous voices and concerns.
Daybreak Star Cultural Center is a Native American Cultural Center in Seattle, Washington described by its parent organization United Indians of All Tribes as “an urban base for Native Americans in the Seattle area.”
Native Works exists to better Seattle’s homeless Native American community. By crafting authentic jewelry, and in partnership with its parent organization, The Chief Seattle Club, Native Works honors native tradition while fostering a healthier native future.
Each piece of jewelry is handmade by a local apprentice, and 100% of proceeds go directly to providing meals, mental healthcare, drug and alcohol counseling, housing referrals, legal consultation and more to those in need within Seattle’s native community.
A native-owned and operated company based in Seattle, Washington. Through the Inspired Natives Project, Eighth Generation creates opportunities for cultural artists who struggle to meet demand for their handmade cultural art.
Dr. Joshua Reid discussed the historical context around modern Makah whaling and articulated a traditional future for their people. A member of the Snohomish Indian Nation, Dr. Reid is associate professor of History and American Indian Studies at the University of Washington and author of The Sea is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs (Yale University Press), recipient of four major book awards.