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The Port Madison Area in the 1870s and 1880s: An Integrated Community
This paper examines the nature of the interactions between the Native American community living on the Port Madison Indian Reservation and the settler community directly across the bay, known as Port Madison, Bainbridge Island. I particularly focus on the period of the 1870s and 1880s, and I argue that the two groups were ...
“If anyone lays a hand on that net they are going to get shot.” Uncompromising Activism: The Fish-In Protests at Frank’s Landing
This paper provides a narrative history of the Native American fishing rights protests which occurred during the 1960s and 1970s at and around Frank’s Landing, Washington. These highly visible and frequently dramatic protests were instrumental in securing special treaty rights for Native Americans, and were also highly ...