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Weaving Worldviews

In a climate many outsiders find inhospitable, Iḷisaġvik College science instructor Linda Nicholas-Figueroa, a transplant from the American South, has made the Arctic Circle her home. She was recently named an AAAS Fellow for her innovative approaches to teaching and place-based research.

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Gathering Fuel for the Fire

Jasmine Neosh missed the occupation of Standing Rock in 2016, but it inspired her to go to college. Now graduating with a degree in public administration from the College of Menominee Nation, she’s already deep in the fight for environmental justice.

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Honoring Sacred Waters

Northwest Indian College student Althea Wilson found her path to science by investigating the cultural significance of the Nooksack River. Her capstone project can be viewed here.

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