by Jack Russillo
Rose Davis doesn’t get offended when folks have misconceptions about her folks, the Muckleshoot Tribe, as simply the homeowners of a on line casino. As an alternative, she views these situations as alternatives to set the file straight.
“I feel that it serves as the right approach to educate extra about who we’re and the place we come from,” stated Davis. “And that method we’re folks behind the on line casino and hopefully folks within the U.S. know us as a folks extra than simply as a on line casino.”
Davis was requested by a scholar whether or not she bought offended when folks requested about her folks’s relation to the on line casino whereas talking throughout her digital presentation on January 11 as part of the continuing Highline Black and Native Audio system Sequence. She spoke just about in entrance of Highline Excessive Faculty college students to share her experiences as a blended heritage Native and Black girl and in addition as a language trainer and cultural preservationist. Davis at present educates lecturers and college students concerning the Muckleshoot dialect Lushootseed at Highline’s Native Schooling Program.
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