A celebration of the determination, wisdom, and continuum of Indigenous leadership across the region. The 2024 Indigenous Leadership Awards call for nominations is open now!
PHOTO ESSAY | In June of 2022, friends, family, and community members gathered in the Main Hall of the Redd on Salmon Street to celebrate Antone Minthorn (Cayuse).
FEATURE | Embrace the season of giving with our locally curated gift boxes, showcasing Portland’s talented entrepreneurs!
PHOTO ESSAY | Published collaboratively with Sustainable Southeast Partnership
A $1.5M cooperative agreement is supporting utilization of USDA programs among farmers historically underserved or discriminated against by the agency
STAFF VOICES | A conversation with Executive Director Ronda Rutledge
PARTNER VOICES | An interview with members and advisors of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation Youth Leadership Council.
PARTNER VOICES | An interview with Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, 2023 Indigenous Leadership Awardee
Sgaahl Siid Xyáahl Jaad, Marina Anderson (Haida/Lingít), Director of Sustainable Southeast Partnership
PARTNER VOICES | An interview with Sg̱aahl Siid Xyáahl Jaad, Marina Anderson, 2023 Indigenous Leadership Awardee
PARTNER VOICES | An interview with Kh’asheechtlaa, Louise Brady, 2023 Indigenous Leadership Awardee
PARTNER VOICES | An interview with Gabe Sheoships, 2023 Indigenous Leadership Awardee
ECOTRUST UPDATES | A $1.5M cooperative agreement will support utilization of USDA programs among farmers historically underserved or discriminated against by the agency.
PARTNER VOICES | Learn more about Corine Pearce, who is honored with a 2023 Indigenous Leadership Award as a master artist in basketry.
PARTNER VOICES | Learn more about Frances Charles (Lower Elwha), 2023 Indigenous Leadership Awardee
PARTNER VOICES | A conversation with Alyssa Macy (Wasco/Navajo/Hopi), a recipient of the 2023 Indigenous Leadership Awards
FEATURE | Recordings and resources from the fourth and final event in the 2023 Indigenous Leadership Briefing series with Lisa Wilson and Althea Wilson.
FEATURE | Recordings and resources from the third event in the 2023 Indigenous Leadership Briefing series with Jeremy Takala, Maia Bellon, and Lauren Goldberg.
FEATURE | Recordings and resources from the second event in the 2023 Indigenous Leadership Briefing series with Margaret Corvi and Courtney Krossman.
FEATURE | Recordings and resources from the first event in the 2023 Indigenous Leadership Briefing series with Alannah Hurley, Charlene Stern, and Matthew N. Newman.
ANNOUNCEMENTS | After an extensive nationwide search, Ecotrust is pleased to announce Ronda Rutledge as our new Executive Director
STAFF VOICES | Southeast Alaska’s Juneau staff supported the Southeast Alaska Farmers Summit with a pre-summit marketing workshop
PHOTO ESSAY | A look back at the Keex’ Kwaan Traditional Food Fair
Workshops on soil health for Black, Indigenous and People of Color
PROGRAM UPDATE | As we sunset one of our cornerstone programs, we reflect on the successes, challenges, and new opportunities
FEATURE | Indigenous storytelling fellow, Jessica Douglas, reflects on a visit with Ecotrust partners at the Kalispel Tribe.
FEATURE | With the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw lndians, we produced an interactive StoryMap that provides educators throughout Oregon with a contemporary presentation on the tribes’ unique history, culture, and homelands
ECOTRUST UPDATE | Reflecting on the lessons learned from leadership transitions.
PROGRAM UPDATE | We celebrate the successes of the inaugural cohort and look to the future of the Viviane Barnett Fellowship for Food System Leaders
Our business development program designed for small to mid-size food producers
We explore how community-centered management, operationalized by a unique financial model, can lead the way toward climate resilience.
Working with partners across Oregon to champion farm to school legislation
Maps have always been at the heart of Ecotrust’s work to better connect people to the places they live.
Cities are an integral part of nature. The Bullitt Center demonstrates this principle by blurring the lines between buildings and nature, and giving back more of nature’s benefits than it consumes.
Tools and technology to help forest and land managers make decisions
Matching Yakama Nation Tribal School and Heritage University students throughout an Indigenous Forestry online course
Bringing together partners with from economic, natural resource management, research, and education backgrounds to address urban and community tribal forestry workforce needs
Mobilizing New Markets Tax Credits for projects that strengthen climate resilience, intergenerational wealth-building, and lands and waters stewardship.
PROGRAM UPDATE | A look inside a growing body of work in partnership with the Hoopa Valley Tribe
Actionable data to facilitate market connections for climate-smart wood producers