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WSU center receives $147,179 to expand Native American archive

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation recently received a $147,179 Digital Extension Grant from the American Council of Learned Societies to expand the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal, a national archive of Native American cultural materials.

Ethnobiologist to discuss Mid-Columbia Indians

VANCOUVER – The Sahaptin-speaking Indian people of the Columbia River Basin were hunters and gatherers who survived by virtue of a detailed, encyclopedic knowledge of their environment. Eugene Hunn examines their ethnobiology and cultural ecology in his book, “Nch’I-Wána, the Big River: Mid-Columbia Indians and Their Land,” and in a lecture on the same topic […]