Native American Heritage Month Community Resources

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES EXPEREINCES

Familiarize yourself with the land you occupy: https://native-land.ca/

Support Indigenous Creatives: https://yehawshow.com/

Native Knowledge 360degree Education Iniatives

Download Visit Seattle’s Native American Heritage Guide for more.

Learn more about Native peoples and cultures in the city, and how you can support their efforts:

AUDIO & VIDEO EXPERIENCES

MISSING AND INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND PEOPLE RESOURCES

YOUTH RESOURCES

Youth Support Resources from WeRNative

United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) | unityinc.org

Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line | Contact 800-448-3000 or 800-448-1833 (TDD) | BoysTown.org/hotline
National Youth Crisis Hotline | Contact 1-800-448-4663
Honoring Native Life | Contact (505) 272-6238 | facebook.com/HonoringNativeLife
Teen Line | Contact (310) 855-HOPE | TeenLineOnline.org
Crisis Text Line | Text NATIVE to 741741 | crisistextline.org | For free crisis counseling 24/7

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES

SUPPORT NATIVE-OWNED BUSINESSESS

Find Native-owned businesses on Intentionalist or in the curated list below:

  • Sacred Circle Gifts and Art – Artisan pieces and specialty items designed by local and internationally renowned artists from across the continent.
  • Eighth Generation – Art and lifestyle brand owned by the Snoqualmie Tribe partnering with community-based Native artists to create wool blankets and other gifts.
  • Native Works – Native art crafted by local apprentices; 100% of proceeds support ending Native homelessness in Seattle as a part of the Chief Seattle Club’s
  • In Bloom Salon & Beauty Boutique – Color and hair design studio featuring a variety of cosmetic services.
  • Indian Summer – Capitol Hill vintage store selling clothing and accessories; storefront open by-appointment due to COVID, shop their Instagram or Etsy
  • Off the Rez Cafe and Food Truck – Seattle’s first Native food truck starring Blackfeet frybread recipes, Indian tacos and daily creations.
  • Via Tribunali – Neapolitan pizzeria steeped in Italian traditions and crafted by Off the Rez owners.
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MORE WAYS TO ENGAGE WITH THE Y

Diversity & Inclusion

The Y is a place where people of all backgrounds, faiths and other dimensions of diversity can come together, strengthen community together, and gain a greater appreciation for one another. 

Unleashing Potential for All

Catch up on our series of equity and justice in athletics from non-traditional sports, to the Olympics, to young athlete leaders in our community.

Equity and Justice Community Fund

This community fund is the engine that drives innovation, learning, and action in creating equitable and just communities that thrive.

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