Indigenous Studies

The Evergreen State College celebrates the 25th Anniversary (plus one) of the Longhouse

On Saturday, Nov. 13, The Evergreen State College will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Longhouse a year late due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The virtual celebration will begin at 1 p.m. and feature speakers such Kristopher Peters, Chair of the Squaxin Island Tribe and Board of Trustees member for Evergreen, Kara Briggs, Vice President for Tribal Relations, Arts and Cultures and John Carmichael, Evergreen President.  

Kristopher Peters, Chair of Squaxin Island Tribe, named to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees

OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee makes a second historic appointment of a Tribal Chair to a college board by naming Kristopher Peters, Chair of the Squaxin Island Tribe, to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees. Inslee named Suquamish Tribe Chair, Leonard Forsman, to the University of Washington’s Board of Regents last month. Evergreen’s Board of Trustees is an eight-member governing board that provides long-term strategic leadership, initiates policy and delegates authority to the college president.