Kicking off the HCDE ASB Project : Neah Bay, WA

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We have kicked off our HCDE Alternative Spring Break project !

Our team, pictured below, is off and running designing the workshop they will run at the Markishtum Middle School, in Neah Bay, Washington, during their spring break this year.

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Standing, l-r: Catie, Val, Lydia, Sam, Andy. Seated, l-r: Karin, Leyla, Michael

Neah Bay is a spectacularly beautiful place at the northwestern tip of the continental United States, on the Olympic Peninsula near Cape Flattery. It is the home of the Makah Tribe, the qʷidiččaʔa·tx̌ (Cape People), one of the native peoples of the Olympic Peninsula.

NeahBayThis week, Catie, Lydia, and I traveled to Neah Bay for a day to meet with Principal Jennifer Sikes and the teachers at the school we will be working with, to discuss plans for the spring break workshop.

We came away inspired about the journey ahead of us, excited and full of ideas for our collaboration