Cassandra Tate

Cassandra Tate is a journalist and former Nieman Fellow at Harvard who holds a history PhD from the University of Washington. She contributes to many media, including, the online encyclopedia of Washington state history.

The Whitman Tragedy: Into the Land of the Cayuse, Masters of the Columbia Plateau

The book, Unsettled Ground: The Whitman Massacre and its Shifting Legacy in the American West, sheds new light on the legend-shrouded story of Marcus and Narcissa Whitman.