Posts Tagged ‘Coastal’

December 27th, 2010 - 1:38 am § in Misc., Politics

Third World in America I.

A boy can’t get to school because of crumbling roads and sewage. E.J. Montoya, 16, has the well-muscled shoulders of a football player and a glossy, black braid down his back. He is a member of the Santa Ana Pueblo, one of the 22 tribes in New Mexico. On the reservation, Montoya lives with his[...]

November 23rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm § in Uncategorized

HAPPY NW POTLATCH! (and Thanksgiving!)

For those of you who have not yet grown webs between your fingers (a sign of living here too long), I thought you might like to now what the term means: A potlatch is a festival practiced by the peoples living on the shores of the Salish Sea (Puget Sound, the Gulf of Georgia, and […][...]

June 17th, 2010 - 10:47 pm § in The Ave Scene, UW

Seattle Center Needs Help from the Burke!

I speak for Seattle, the Chief that is! This issue began with a proposal by the Wright family to honor Dale Chihuly.  They wanted to replace the fun forest at Seattle Center with a gallery devoted to Chihuly’s glass art and a Wright owned restaurant. Many Seattle folk objected  to the  prop[...]