The Globie Awards is The Seattle Globalist’s annual gala and award ceremony. The Seattle Globalist is a nonprofit news organization whose mission is to elevate diverse voices through media, and we are working towards our mission by building community capacity in journalism and storytelling.
The Globie Awards recognizes emerging journalists who dedicate themselves to telling stories of those who are underrepresented in media. Additionally, this event honors a Globalist of the Year who is selected from nominations put forward by Seattle Globalist readers. The Globalist of the Year embodies the values of The Seattle Globalist: racial equity, social and economic justice, community transformation, and the commitment to elevating voices of communities of color and immigrants.
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The Globie Awards recognize journalists who are dedicated to telling stories of those who are underrepresented in media and honor a Globalist of the Year, who is selected from nominations put forward by Seattle Globalist readers. The Globalist of the Year embodies the values of The Seattle Globalist: racial equity, social and economic justice, elevating the voices of communities of color and immigrants, integrity, diversity, and community impact.
This year, the Seattle Globalist will be honoring Abigail Echo-Hawk as the 2019 Globalist of the Year for her outstanding service and dedication in the community, particularly for her storytelling, policy and research work in supporting women of color and Native people. Abigail Echo-Hawk was selected from an extraordinary pool of nominees put forward by Seattle Globalist readers. Thank you, everyone, for your nominations.
Abigail Echo-Hawk, MA (Pawnee), she was born in the heart of Alaska where she was raised in the traditional values of giving, respect for all and love. Echo-Hawk currently serves as the Director of the Urban Indian Health Institute, and the Chief Research Officer at the Seattle Indian Health Board. Urban Indian Health Institute is a Tribal Epidemiology Center that serves tribal people currently living off tribal lands nationwide. In addition, in UIHI’s role as the National Coordinating Center for Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country, she also works with approximately 100 tribal nations.
Echo-Hawk's work incorporates these core principles and activities: engagement and participation of community partners; research and evaluation on health, healthcare, and other community priorities; education, training, and capacity-building for Native people, including researchers, students, and communities; infrastructure development; technical assistance; and sharing results in a way that recognizes and respects the unique cultural contexts of American Indian and Alaska Native people. In these roles she also works with American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and organizations to identify health research priorities and with health researchers to ensure research is done in a manner that respects tribal sovereignty and is culturally appropriate.
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