News and Features
From Vogue – Indigenous women are not letting the pandemic stop them form sharing the power and legacy of traditional beading circles.
From The South Seattle Emerald – Joe Nguyen, Washington state senator for the 34th District, reflects on the vibrant and dynamic legacy of Vietnamese Americans.
From The South Seattle Emerald – journalist Julie Pham centers the South Vietnamese perspective in this meditation about the legacy of America’s war in Vietnam.
From YES! magazine – Tribal members are using technology to their advantage, learning, documenting and invigorating indigenous languages.
From NPR – farmworkers are still expected to go continue working since they are deemed essential workers. Still, being out in the fields increases the risk of being exposed to coronavirus.
From The Seattle Times – workers in Washington’s Yakima Valley are concerned about health and safety measures during coronavirus even though employers have been instructed to “facilitate” social distancing.
From The Conversation – Conditions for farm workers put them at heightened risk as the coronavirus crisis continues. That could mean potential impacts on their health and well-being as well as the nation’s food supply.