Longhouse Advisory Board

An Indigenous advisory board comprised of practicing Native artists and scholars who help to provide some of the creative direction of the Longhouse.


  • Mario A. Caro, PhD 

Associate Director of the American Indian Program, Cornell University

  • Lara Evans (Cherokee), PhD 

Associate Professor of Native American Art and Department Chair of Museum Studies, Institute of American Indian Arts

10 Year Commemorative Pendleton Blanket


Longhouse Commemorative Pendleton Blanket

The blanket was designed by artist Roger Fernandes (Lower Elwha Klallam) who is a graduate of The Evergreen State College. The blanket was produced by Pendleton Woolen Mills in a limited run of 250 blankets.

The design features work that represents both the west and east side of the Cascade indigenous traditions.

Fifth Annual Middle East Film Festival Runs January 30 through February 13

The Fifth Annual Middle East Film Festival runs through February 13 and features a variety of speakers, including veterans, Iraqi and Palestinian refugees, academics and filmmakers, as well as organizers visiting from Jewish Voice for Peace, Free Gaza Campaign, and Iraq Veterans Against the War. The 14 films featured converge on the themes: Origins, Exile and Refuge.

All films are free, open to the public and will be shown at The Evergreen State College in Olympia. For screen times, guest speakers and location.

Evergreen Launches New Master of Education Program for Teachers

(Olympia, Wash.)  In a move that will improve access to advanced education for area teachers, the Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved the launch of a new Master of Education Program in Curriculum and Instruction at The Evergreen State College in Olympia.  The board made the decision at its January 25 meeting.  The program is intended for practicing teachers and will offer tracks in Mathematics and English as a Second Language (ESL).  It will begin enrolling students immediately.  Classes are scheduled to start this summer. 

Evergreen Kicks Off Artist Lecture Series January 29

(Olympia, Wash.)  The Evergreen State College is kicking off this year's Artist Lecture Series with a presentation by internationally acclaimed photographic artist Chris Jordan on Tuesday January 29, 3:45 p.m. in Lecture Hall 1 on the college campus. 

Chris Jordan - acclaimed photographic artist & social activist at Evergreen, Tues, Jan 29

Chris Jordan is an internationally acclaimed photographic artist and social activist whose work explores the detritus of American mass culture. His newest series, titled Running the Numbers: An American Self-Portrait” (2006-7), depicts the staggering statistics that define contemporary America, in huge intricately detailed panels as large as thirty feet wide.

Community Partnership to Increase Salmon Habitat on The Evergreen State College Campus

(Olympia, Wash) More wild salmon could soon be making their home on campus and in Puget Sound with a bit of ingenuity applied to a culvert and bulkhead on the Evergreen State College campus.

Josh Blue, Comedian & Evergreen Alumnus performs locally

Help welcome Josh Blue, one of Evergreen’s own back for a northwest tour with events in Portland, Tacoma and Kirkland.  A hilarious stand-up comic, triumphant individual, television personality, and U.S. Paralympic soccer player, Blue refuses to bow to any of the challenges that come from living with cerebral palsy and promises evenings full of perceptive and unique humor. Visit Alumni Events to learn more.

Athletic program working to keep people warm this winter

OLYMPIA, Wash.  - The Evergreen State College collected coats in their inaugural  “One Warm Coat” drive. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community donated the coats during the week-long drive organized by Evergreen’s Athletic Department.

At last weeks men’s basketball home games, donors were able to exchange their coats for free admission.

Focus the Nation on Global Warming - Daytime Events at Evergreen

Creating a Climate of Change: A Community Forum on Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest

The Evergreen State College, Olympia campus will be hosting a series of daytime workshops on January 30, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Evergreen State College is a proud participant in Focus the Nation, a nationwide campaign to bring communities together through the help of colleges and universities in order to find solutions to global warming issues.