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Don Jose  

Don Jose

Don Jose was born in Michoacan, Mexico in 1928. He arrived in Forks in 1986 working as a cedar block cutter. In 1998 he started learning to read and write English. Here he gives a brief overview of his life. more »


Taqueria Rodriguez

Taqueria Rodriquez, a family owned and operated restaurant, is a community hub in the town of Forks. The owners, Cipriano and Delia, have lived in Forks for 10 years. Their son recently returned from U.S. military service in Iraq. more »


Cedar Block Cutters and the Cedar Shingle Mill

Documentary photographer Stephen Voss spent some time photographing workers in the forest cutting cedar stumps for the shingle industry. He also photographed workers in a local mill processing the shingles. more »


Non-timber Forest Workers

Non-Timber Forest Workers originate from many countries. Most of the people working in the Western United States were originally from Canada, the United States, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador in the Americas; and Laos and Cambodia in Southeast Asia. more »


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