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‘Working to heal myself, my community and those around me’: Spokane artist named activist-in-residence for Eastern Washington University

Shantell Jackson arrived in Spokane in November 2004, eyeing a career in higher education and focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion at Eastern Washington University. After almost two decades of artistic contributions to the city of Spokane, Jackson returned to Eastern as this year’s Activist in Residence for EWU’s Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies program.

Idaho cost-of-care policy widens racial, financial inequities across the state

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 28, 2022

After years of struggling with addiction, Idaho resident Sarah Hill is now using her personal experience to educate and uplift others as a recovery coach at St. Vincent De Paul Reentry Center and Chrysalis, a sober living program for women in Boise. While in recovery, Hill lost custody of her son, who ended up in foster care and juvenile detention centers.

‘These answers will come back to us.’ Architect and Spokane tribal member Shawn Brigman ignites a new path in recovering Indigenous canoe culture

For many artists, the art-making process is spiritual. One must mentally and firmly grasp onto sparks of creativity and deliver it into the physical with care and precision, a meticulous intentionality. Some ideas blossom quickly and take decades. For other people, like architect and artist Shawn Brigman, creating art is an early, swift concept.
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Terrain debuts clothing line Terrain X

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 2, 2021

Before you read anything further: find a full body mirror right quick. ... OK, you're back. Could you see the culture you come from looking back at you? Is it in the fuzzy socks Grandma knits and gifts every Christmas? The gold or silver cross hanging from a chain in the center of your chest?