Trish Jordan is executive director in the Portland area of Red Lodge Transition Services, which provides culturally focused programs for women being released from jail, prison or treatment. She is also a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation.
Today we celebrate Indigenous People’s Day as a way to honor and reflect upon Native American history and culture. Overwhelmingly approved by Oregon’s Legislature in 2021 and officially recognized in 13 other states, Indigenous Peoples Day is also an opportunity to support efforts that strengthen Indigenous communities. The Indian Child Welfare Act, passed in 1978, […]