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This was me over a decade ago repping Guåhan in the Hidmo - the community center on 20th and Jackson disguised as an Eritrean Restaraunt. The sacred space stewarded by @rahwita and Asmeret that gave birth to Hip Hop Period- that era’s only all ages show in the Town. #rahwaforever Photo of Hip Hop Period featuring Ronnie Rain wearing a Blac
I was a teenager and recognized that my peers and I had almost no opportunity to perform our music, to be in community and have our truths be witnessed, to experience hip hop shows- because there were no regular all-ages hip hop shows in #Duwamish Territory at that time.
I said to Rahwa, can we do shows here? And she emphatically said yes. We featured many of the artists that came out of the Katalyst Project, a drug abuse prevention project of WAPIFASA, all of us mentored by @GabrielTeodros, @khingz206, @djbgirl, @micflont, and many others
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~2K indigenous Comox (aka K'ómoks) people live near the Strait of Georgia in #BritishColumbia, 🇨🇦#Canada.

Only a few dozen are native speakers of Comox (aka Saɬuɬtxʷ or ʔayʔaǰuθəm), which belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages. Image
~1.5K #Quinault people live in western #Washington, 🇺🇸#USA. The Quinault (Kʷínaył) #language belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages. It has no known native speakers left, as the population has shifted to #English. Image
#Halkomelem is an #indigenous #language with 100 to 300 speakers in #BritishColumbia, 🇨🇦#Canada and #Washington, 🇺🇸#US. It belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages.

The #Cowichan are one of several peoples who originally spoke Halkomelem: Image
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