Tribal Relations

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…

Award-winning journalist Brandi Morin will present at the virtual event "Hunting Down the Killers of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls" Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m.

Her presentation will discuss how Indigenous women and girls are vulnerable to predators because of a lack of…

Prominent education advocate, WWU alumnus, and former Port Gamble S’Klallam tribal councilman Ted George died on May 13 from natural causes. At age 92, George was the tribe’s oldest elder before his passing, the tribe says.

Christopher ‘Caskey’ Russell has been named the new dean of the Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Western Washington University, Provost Brent Carbajal announced today.

Russell, hired following a national search, will start in his new job at Western on Aug. 16. He…

Western's Disability Studies Steering Committee, History Department, English Department, and Anthropology Department will host Susan Burch, professor and director of American Studies at Middlebury College, for "Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions…

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