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UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 8:19 p.m.

‘It makes us stronger’: Spokane gathering celebrates efforts to sustain indigenous languages

Hundreds of families, students and community members gathered to celebrate and honor the Salish language at a rally in Riverfront Park Friday.

EWU lecturer takes interim post at Salish School while executive director recovers from injury

Kim Richards, former board president of the Salish School of Spokane, will act as interim executive director of Salish School of Spokane for the 2018-19 academic year while LaRae Wiley, …

Salish School of Spokane adding high school students

After an online program to teach Native American high school students resulted in failure this past year, Salish School of Spokane decided to take the steps to privatize and follow …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

Salish School of Spokane vandalized

Vandals caused about $450 worth of damage to the Salish School of Spokane on Saturday.

UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 10:57 p.m.

Special beer event at No-Li Brewhouse to raise money for vandalized Salish School of Spokane

No-Li, the Spokane area’s largest brewery, is hosting a fund-raiser Thursday evening to pay for a new security system at the Salish School of Spokane, which was vandalized earlier this …

UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:53 p.m.

Racial slurs scrawled on walls at Salish School of Spokane

Vandals broke into one of the buildings at the Salish School of Spokane on North Maple Street overnight Thursday and scrawled racial slurs on the walls.

Salish School plans revolutionary approach with $1 million grant

The Salish School of Spokane received a $1 million federal grant, Thursday. The school, which is dedicated to preserving the Salish languages and associated cultures, will use the money to …

Salish School of Spokane hopes to bind families, save a language

A Spokane school that teaches Salish, an indigenous language, as a form of cultural healing and connection is looking to expand.

Unique summer programs at libraries to entertain

It’s summertime and your kids might be complaining of boredom. To keep them busy, check out some of the children’s activities going on in the Spokane County Library District.

Preschool immerses tribes’ young in Salish

Speakers of English as a second language say that they respond differently when someone speaks to them in their first language. There’s a deep emotional connection to that first language, …