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350 Spokane’s climate activists and primary audience live and work on the aboriginal territories historically cared for by indigenous people. The surrounding tribal nations include: Spokane, Kalispel, Coeur D’Alene, Umatilla, Nez Perce, Kootenai and the twelve bands of nations of the Colville Confederated Tribes which include: Arrow Lakes, Colville, Okanogan, Moses Columbia, Wenatchi, Entiat, Chelan, Methow, Nespelem, Sanpoil, Nez Perce, Palus, and Chief Joseph Band of Indians.

In our climate activism, we hope to honor and complement their history of exemplary environmental stewardship. 350 Spokane would be honored to join efforts with the surrounding Tribal Nations in protecting our mother-earth by working together to have a clean and renewable energy, cleaner transportation/transit efforts, and a sustainable healthy environment by working withthe four elements: wind, water, earth, and sun. It would be an honor to work with the surrounding Tribal Nations in protecting our future generations to come.

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Countering Narratives of Denial

Smoke Sunrise

It’s happening again.

Our community finds itself engulfed in a layer of smoke so thick that it bumps up against the very top of the air quality index measurement chart. Communities have been destroyed, and dozens have died due to

Let’s Not Return to Normal

As we all grow tired of the confines of this pandemic and the deaths of unarmed African Americans, we frequently hear people say, “I can hardly wait to return to normal.” This statement hits me like an electric shock, because …

Environmental Racism: Who Will Speak if You Don’t?

Civil Rights icon John Lewis said “When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to say something. To do something. Our children and their children will ask us, ‘What did you …

Taking Time to Lament

I believe that I am an optimist. One of the key characteristics of a mentally healthy person is optimism, and I like to think that I have it in spades. I was raised to believe in the power of positive …

The Story Of Plastics, Discussion Notes

The Story of Plastics is a documentary film released on October 6, 2019, which aired on the Discovery Channel on April 22, 2020 and was hosted by 350 Spokane for free public screenings from May 21 – June 12, 2020. …

Ten Ways to Write a Better Letter To The Editor

A good letter to the newspaper can work wonders for climate action, influencing leaders in government or business you may have trouble reaching otherwise, and educating lots of local readers as well.

However, any letter published must compete for attention …