Cory Fuavai researches Samoan objects from the Burke’s collection not only for his coursework, but also to become a matai chief.
Danny Shelton builds a stronger connection to his heritage and inspires his fellow classmates to pursue their own cultural research.
We look back at what we’ve learned about the Native mask that inspired the original Seattle Seahawks logo in the past year.
Seattle is one of the most dramatically re-engineered cities in the United States.
The mask that inspired the Seattle Seahawks logo is discovered to be part of the Hudson Museum collection in Maine.
A Northwest Coast Native mask is identified as the inspiration for the Seattle Seahawks original logo after years of speculation.
Explore the geographic region of the Coast Salish people, their history, language, and tribal names.
An introduction to the art of the First Peoples of western Washington and southwestern British Columbia who speak the Coast Salish languages.
Explore the dramatic changes to Seattle's landscapes and shorelines through The Waterlines Project.
This 37-foot story pole carved by William Shelton is being repaired thanks to help from the community.
While there have been enormous changes in Coast Salish Native diet and culture over the centuries, a core value of food has survived.