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Powered by the Wisdom of Womxn: Board Chair Pauline American Horse on the Importance of Women at United Indians

From her work as the Indian Child Welfare Program Manager at United Indians early in her career, through her long tenure as a social worker with the Department of Social and Health Services, Pauline American Horse has served the Native community in a number of ways.  Pauline American Horse (Right) With Emeritus Board Member Randy … Continue reading Powered by the Wisdom of Womxn: Board Chair Pauline American Horse on the Importance of Women at United Indians

49th Anniversary of the Takeover of Fort Lawton

On March 8, we celebrate the 49th anniversary of the 1970 Takeover of Fort Lawton. This dramatic protest brought together urban Natives and allies responding to a international call to join in community and work towards justice. The Takeover led to the founding of United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, and the creation of a home … Continue reading 49th Anniversary of the Takeover of Fort Lawton

Sacred Circle Gallery Gift Shop Opening at Sea-Tac

United Indians of All Tribes Foundation is excited to announce the opening of our Sacred Circle Gallery Gift Shop at Sea-Tac Airport! The store will open at the end of November, and we will be celebrating Native American Heritage Month with the Port of Seattle to recognize the significant contributions the first Americans made to the … Continue reading Sacred Circle Gallery Gift Shop Opening at Sea-Tac

Native Women Running for Office in Unprecedented Numbers

During the 2018 mid-term election cycle, more women than ever are seeking offices ranging from city council to the United States Senate, with a record number of over 40 female Native candidates running. Before the votes are counted on November 6, let’s take a look at these historic races: Peggy Flanagan Peggy Flanagan (Ojibwe), a … Continue reading Native Women Running for Office in Unprecedented Numbers

History of Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Seattle

In 2014 the Seattle City Council voted unanimously to change the second Monday in October to Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  As Councilmember Kshama Sawant told the Seattle Times, “Learning about the history of Columbus and transforming this day into a celebration of Indigenous people and a celebration of social justice ... allows us to make a … Continue reading History of Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Seattle