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.
SEATTLE – Recent actions between The Boeing Company, the Squaxin Island Tribe and the WSU Extension Energy Program will allow the tribe to enhance youth and senior programs. Boeing donated a 10-unit modular cafeteria complex of approximately 7,200 square feet to the tribe. “The opportunity to secure and relocate this cafeteria complex […]
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 […]