This collection of reflections is a culmination of the first Native American / Indigenous Research Family. The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture alongside the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies have collaborated to create this Indigenous Research Family to bring Indigenous undergraduates to the Burke’s collections.
Thank you to Owen Oliver, Theron Wahkinney, Sierra Red Bow, Stephanie Masterman, Autumn Forespring, and Dr. Sven Haakanson for sharing their stories!
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Owen Oliver, a UW undergraduate student from the Quinault Nation grew up on the Salish Sea where he was able to learn traditions inter-tribally through the annual Canoe Journey. He shares his knowledge and experiences living in Washington and Alaska. This episode he talks about his work at the Burke Museum and how we can continue to empower Indigenous youth. Check it out. Available on all streaming platforms.