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Rosalie Fish, running with a painted red handprint across her face and the letters "MMIW" along her leg to raise awareness of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women crisis. Photo courtesy of Fish.

In their own words: Rosalie Fish

For over 30 years, Native American Heritage Month has been federally recognized. Northwest Public Broadcasting reporters are interviewing Indigenous people throughout the region to learn what they think about the month and what they want people to understand about their culture and who they are. Reporter Lauren Gallup spoke with Rosalie Fish, a University of Washington student and athlete, who is using her platform to raise awareness of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women crisis. As the month ends, the recognition does not and we continue to publish these conversations and stories to inspire more engagement and understanding. Continue Reading In their own words: Rosalie Fish

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The site where Bridge Industrial has proposed building a warehouse in South Tacoma. Photo courtesy of Michelle Mood.

Environmental justice concerns raised over Bridge Industrial warehouse proposal

South Tacoma is heavily populated by industry, covered with concrete and pavement, where traffic clogs up around commuting times.
Alejandro Fernández has lived in the area since 2018, and he knows the industrialization of the neighborhood well. He and others who call the area home enjoy the remaining Garry oak trees and green spaces.
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