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Today’s Solutions: July 15, 2024

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Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe celebrates salmon return after century-long wait

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe of Washington State hoped for the reintroduction of coho salmon to the Elwha River for over a century. The river, which was vital to their way of life, was obstructed by two dams in 1911, impeding salmon migration. These dams, however, were demolished in August 2014. Read More...

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APA, AAPI, APIDA or AANHPI? The history and significance of the “Asian American” identity crisis

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ― Lao Tzu By Arielle Tiangco Weeks ago, seated cross-legged on my couch, I watched the small bobbing faces of my colleagues speaking within the confines of their equally-sized zoom rectangles. We were in our scheduled editorial Read More...

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Celebrate and honor your heritage by preserving family recipes

Montreal sisters Helen and Billie Bitzas were struggling with a challenge that is likely not unfamiliar to many first-generation immigrants: recreating their parents’ traditional dishes in their own kitchens. Every time they attempted to pull together one of their family’s time-honored Greek Read More...