The Center for Indigenous Midwifery focuses on culturally specific practices for pregnancy and birth. Since its founding in 2016, the nonprofit has provided midwifery care and birth keeper training services at no cost to participants.
Nearly 150 years ago, the Wallowa Band of the Nez Perce people were exiled. For three decades, they’ve held the Tamkaliks Celebration to commemorate their return. Now, after missing two years due to COVID-19, the gathering has resumed.
The Northwest Indian Language Institute’s efforts to preserve Indigenous languages are now supported by a new grant from The Roundhouse Foundation that will fund a needs analysis and tribal outreach programs.