Frank Hopper
Stark images of police officers dressed like Storm Troopers pepper-spraying unarmed water protectors at Standing Rock burst through computer screens on October 27, grabbing Native ...
Frank Hopper
“I’ve been telling these cops to stay away from me for six years.” Rick Williams, older brother of Seattle police shooting victim John T...
Frank Hopper
On September 11, a coalition of Seattle Native and non-Native agencies will break ground on a memorial crosswalk in honor of the late Nuu-chah-nulth woodcarver John T...
Frank Hopper
After the news broke Sunday morning, July 17, that three police officers had been killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in an apparent retaliation for recent police shootings, I realiz...
Richard Walker
The voting deadline was in an hour, and Debora Juarez was herding her family to head out to her election night event at the Seattle Drum School of Music, ready to accept whatever v...
Williams Family Carving Fifth Anniversary
Frank Hopper
In Seattle on August 30, 2010, two powerful forces, one ancient and one modern, collided at the corner of Boren and Howell. Police Officer Ian Birk exited his vehicle at 4:12 p.m...
Steve Russell

Suppose four police officers went to a man’s home, by invitation, to talk to him about a serious, violent crime. Three officers entered and the other watched the door. They talked to the man from about 7:30 p.m....

Gyasi Ross
Native people are the most loving people in the world. And it makes sense—so many of us have seen this movie before. We got our own problems, right?...
Frank Hopper
Deanna Sebring was the main witness to the murder. She crossed Howell Street at 4:12 p.m...
Gyasi Ross

I know this is sorta late—two weeks, to be exact—and that pop culture topics du jour tend to last only a few days. Modern day pop culture existential question: If someone gets killed on Twitter and it’s no longer trending, did it really happen?

I don’t know; that’s above my pay grade....