Coast Salish Longhouse

Indigenous students at Western Washington University will soon have a place to gather, receive support and bring in community members. After years of discussion and planning, funding is in place and plans are underway to build the House of Healing, a longhouse-style building on Western’s campus…

Whatcom County Council is considering a request from Western Washington University for $75,000 in funding for the creation of a traditional Coast Salish style Longhouse.

The council unanimously offered verbal support for the project at their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22. Whatcom County…

Bellingham residents are getting their first look at a traditional Coast Salish longhouse, which is planned for the base of Sehome Hill Arboretum on land owned by the city of Bellingham. Western Washington University recently shared a drawing of the longhouse, which was funded this year by $4.5…

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