Pandemic PSA

Fill Out Your Damn Census Forms, Seattle

Don't let the virus weaken our representation too.

04/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

ACE-HIGH SOCIALITE

6 Famous Figures on Buffalo Bill's Contact List

An army scout turned consummate showman, Cody knew practically everyone worth knowing in the West.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

archival revival

Seattle's National Archives and the Fight to Keep History Here

The announcement has many organizations and tribes looking for ways to stop the closure.

02/13/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

The Early Years

3 Seattle Pioneers You Need to Know

How Lizzie Ordway, Emily Inez Denny, and Princess Angeline made their marks before the turn of the century.

11/26/2019 By Sam Jones, Allison Williams, and Rosin Saez

Lake Town

Oregon Mountain Hideaway Joseph Is Worth an Underwater Look

And glass-bottomed kayaks oblige.

09/24/2019 By Allison Williams

Lit Life

Meet Hugo House's New Poet-in-Residence

Laura Da' talks writing in Seattle.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

A Time Before Rainier

Should Mount Rainier Revert to Its Original Moniker?

Local Indian tribes lived around a mountain they called Tahoma for centuries, and their legacy struggles to hold on.

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Feature

Women Erased: How Washington Has Failed Missing Native Women

More Native American women have been counted as missing or murdered here than almost anywhere in the country. But authorities are at a loss on how to track, let alone stop, the trend.

12/18/2018 By Hayat Norimine Photography by Lindsey Wasson

Criminal Justice

Report: No One Knows How Many Native Women Are Missing or Murdered

"I'm not going to wait for the state," Echo-Hawk said. "Our women deserve justice now."

11/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Seattle Lexicon

How to Pronounce Puyallup

How to really say local place names, including one that rhymes with “cocaine.”

09/21/2018 By Allison Williams

Feature

The Kings of Suicide Hill: Inside the Famous—and Deadly—Omak Stampede

It’s called the World Famous Suicide Race, a harrowing horseback contest between Native American riders in Washington’s most infamous rodeo. In 2017, one teenager has four days to defend a way of life and keep a family legacy alive.

07/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Elements of Style

Louie Gong Is an Original

A Pike Place designer reclaims appropriated native art—and inspires his community to do the same.

02/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: A Chance to Preview 'Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies'

Today's picks for civic nerds

03/17/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Cowlitz Authors Talk Indigenous Identity

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/23/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Art Museum's Barbara Brotherton

The native art curator discusses the musuem's new exhibit Indigenous Beauty.

02/12/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

Chief Joseph’s Trail in Idaho and Montana

Following the Nez Perce National Historic Trail through reservations, mountains, and history.

09/03/2013 By David Laskin

Article

Bad Blood

Membership disputes have raged within the Snoqualmie tribe for years, but Marvin Kempf is determined to set the record straight.

12/17/2012 By Matthew Halverson