Pat Paul discusses indigenous people in international lecture
November 10, 2021
Pat Paul knows her history.
She also knows the history of indigenous people throughout the Americas, enough of it that Paul took part last week in a major online global biennial conference addressing their plight.
A La Conner attorney and Alaska native who resides in Swinomish Village and was recently elected president of the Skagit County Historical Society board of directors, Paul was a featured speaker at the third Indigenous World’s International Congress. Attendees spoke French, Spanish or Portuguese, primarily.
Paul’s presentation Friday morning dealt with the horrific deaths o...