The Spokane Tribe of Indians are of the Interior Salish Group. The tribe now lives in Wellpinit, Washington, and continues to contribute to the larger community of Spokane, Washington.
The Spokane Indian Reservation is almost entire in Stevens County.
- The Spokane area is home to about 12,000 Native Americans from more than 80 tribes. (Spokane Tribal College website)
- The Spokane Indian Reservation is approximately 159,000 acres in size.
- More than one-third of American Indian youth live in poverty. (President aims to help young Native Americans, Associated Press, December 4, 2014)
- There are 566 federally recognized tribal nations in the United States. (President aims to help young Native Americans, Associated Press, December 4, 2014)
- The suicide rate for American Indians ages 15 to 24 is more than twice the national rate. (President aims to help young Native Americans, Associated Press, December 4, 2014)
African, Hispanic, Asian, Native American Business & Professional Association
The overall mission of AHANA is to improve the economic status and enhance the quality of life of the AHANA communities through the development of business and employment opportunities Ben Cabildo, Director
- American Indian Community Center and Foodbank
801 E. 2nd Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202
No Appointment Necessary.
Serving clients weekly. Commodities once a month.
Tuesday - Thursday: 9 am - 12:00 and 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Zip Codes served: 99202
- Hate Incident Response Team of Spokane (HIRTS)
An all-volunteer organization committed to providing support for victims of hate incidents.
Support of hate victims in crisis. To report a hate crime, call the Spokane Police Department Crime
Check Line at (509) 456-2233.
PO Box 222, Spokane, WA 99210-0222
HIRTS Help Line: (509) 459-3626
- NATIVE Project
1803 W. Maxwell
- Spokane School District 82
Vickie Countryman, Director
- Spokane Tribal TANF
232 E. Lyons
- Spokane Task Force on Human Relations
The Spokane Regional Task Force on Human Relations exists to address issues of racial and cultural discrimination by learning, action, leadership, and partnership within the Spokane community. A public non-profit organization, the SRTFHR is comprised of members from five major facets of the Spokane community. Our members come from a variety of areas within the faith, non-profit, education, government, and business communities in the Spokane region.
Kristine M. Reeves, Board President
(509) 323.3667 or Kristine@spokanehumanrelations.com
- Spokane Tribal College
Spokane Tribe of Indians Building
1025 W. Indiana Ave.
Spokane, WA 99205
- "The Lost Awakening" by