Resources

Take Action

Contact Governor Christine Gregoire:
http://www.governor.wa.gov/contact/default.asp

Write Governor Gregoire a Letter:
Governor Chris Gregoire
Office of the Governor
PO Box 40002
Olympia, WA 98504-0002

Give Governor Gregoire’s Office a Call:

Governor’s Office (360) 902-4111
For relay operators for the deaf or hearing impaired, please dial 7-1-1

Native American Public Telecommunications

NAPT fosters the creation of authentic Native American programming for public television.
http://www.nativetelecom.org/

Independent Lens

Airing weekly on PBS, the Emmy award-winning series Independent Lens is like an independent film festival in your living room. Each episode introduces new documentaries and dramas made by independent thinkers: filmmakers who are taking creative risks, calling their own shots and finding untold stories in unexpected places.

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/

All Roads Film Project

All Roads is a National Geographic initiative created to provide an international platform for indigenous and underrepresented minority-culture artists to share their cultures, stories, and perspectives through the power of film and photography.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/allroads/

Links & Information

About Climate Change – Climate Solutions
http://climatesolutions.org/

Ecotrust
http://www.ecotrust.org/

Green Meetings
PDF attached

Green Vehicle Guide
http://epa.gov/greenvehicles/Index.do

Puget Sound Partnership
http://www.psp.wa.gov/

The National Tribal Environmental Council (NTEC)
http://www.ntec.org/index.htm

The Natural Step
http://www.naturalstep.org/com/nyStart/

The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
http://www.nwifc.wa.gov/

World Resources Institute
http://www.wri.org/


Recommended Reading

Native Rights and Sovereignty
Remembering Medicine Creek: The Story of the First Treaty Signed in Washington by Maria Pascualy, Fireweed Press, 2005.?A well written account of the treaty era in Washington State.

Coast Salish History and People
A Time of Gathering: Native Heritage in Washington State by Robin Wright. Seattle: Burke Museum and University of Washington Press, 1991.

Cedar by Hilary Stewart. Publisher: University of Washington Press, Seattle; 1994. Describes the importance of the cedar tree to Northwest Coast Native tribes, and the ways in which the tree was put to use. (AMER 20.35.090)

Coast Salish Peoples by Frank W. Porter III. Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers: New York; 1989. As part of the ?Indians of North America? Series, this book examines the history, culture, and changing relationships of the Coast Salish Peoples within its tribal groups and American society. (AMER 20.35.076)

Learning By Doing: Northwest Coast Native Indian Art by Karin Clark and Jim Gilbert. Publisher: Raven Publishing: Union Bay, BC: 1993. The authors present a series of concepts to teach and demonstrate elements of Northwest Coast Native Indian Art. (AMER 20.35.078)

Native Seattle: Histories from the Crossing-Over Place by Coll Thrush. Seattle: UW Press, 2007.?This newly published history links urban and Native American history, focusing primarily on the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as the pre-contact landscape and present-day issues.

Our Stories, Skagit Myths and Tales by Sally Snyder. Publisher: Lushootseed Press, 2002. A collection of Lushootseed oral literature recorded in the early 1950?s. The stories were collected during field research with Skagit consultants on the Swinomish Reservation at La Conner and in Concrete, Marblemount, and Everson, WA.

Ways of the Lushootseed People by Vi Hilbert. Ceremonies &Traditions of Northern Puget Sound First People. Publisher: Lushootseed Press, 2001.

For Purchase

March Point is available for purchase at VisionMaker Video.

Educational copies can be purchased here: http://www.visionmaker.org/marchpoint_e.html
Videos for home viewing can be purchased here: http://www.visionmaker.org/marchpoint_h.html