UW Graduate School

January 13, 2020

NSF GRFP fellow Jessica Hernandez helps restore Seattle’s Indigenous landscape

Jessica Hernandez, an NSF GRFP fellow and PhD student in the UW School of Environmental & Forest Sciences, is helping to restore Seattle’s Indigenous landscape through her dissertation work with the Daybreak Star Cultural Center and Discovery Park to restore the Center’s Bernie Whitebear Garden. She has turned her conversations with urban Native community members into a podcast, entitled Indigenizing Urban Seattle. Her dissertation research is supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

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