Teresa Brownwolf Powers, American Indian Studies
A Legacy of Pride
Told through the memories and recollections of their daughters, friends and protégés, this story honors a handful of American Indian women who reached out to other Indian people coming to Seattle. Pearl Warren and other women helped American Indian people navigate and succeed in city life and in doing so raised pride in Native identity. The American Indian Women~Rs Service League planted the seeds that grew into the Seattle Indian Center, Seattle Indian Health Board, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, and the Seattle Indian Services Commission. The AIWSL incorporated in 1958 and continues into the 21st century.