|Calendar of Events|
We will be adding live performances, storytelling, speakers and more throughout the year.
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Gift Shop & Gallery Sales--Longhouse Art Gallery Exhibition 1—Summer/Fall 2013—Nytom Makah Visions. Makah artist John “Nytom” Goodwin is joined by NW artist Peter Dunthorne. Nytom's art is deeply rooted within the rich culture of his Makah NW Native American heritage. Every piece tells a story based on a NW legend or on the artist’s own visions and dreams. "With my art, I can give back to my people and help keep our culture alive and vibrant.
Free admission Mon-Sat 10-5.
Special Events-Family Friendly
| NW Heritage Month
Medicine Songs from the time of Chief Seattle (Songs of Chief Seattle's Family)
Duwamish Heriatage Day
|Nov 24, 2013 1:30-3:30pm|
| Stories You Have Never Heard Before: NATIVES RISING Tour
NW Native storytellers Solana Rose Booth and Ravenspeaker share stories not told in public in more than a century. You're invited to the largest Native American storytelling tour in history as traditional storytellers Solana Rose Booth and Ravenspeaker seek to reach 20,000 Non-Natives and Natives.
NATIVE RISING--Solana Rose Booth and Ravenspeaker are traditional Northwest Coast Native Storytellers. Together they have founded, Natives Rising, an organization dedicated to improving the lives and prospects for American Indian youth. To generate goodwill and support for their dream and to excite a new generation of people to a very old and culturally significant art form these ambassadors of the NW's First People pledge to perform for 20,000 around Washington State.
Doors open at 12:30pm: Come early to visit exhibit area and Art Gallery. Duwamish Longhouse 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.
Support NATIVE RISINGS with a $20 suggested ticket or Pay what you can...
Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/511652
|Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2013 - 10am-4:30pm|
Duwamish Native Holiday Gift Fair
Buy directly from native artists. Lots of holiday spirit and a big lighted tree. Unique gifts in every price range. Snacks: soup of day, hot chocolate and more. Celebrate National Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 29th. Free admission and parking for shoppers.
Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/508804
Duwamish Christmas Concert
|Event Support Volunteers are Needed|
Duwamish Extended Family Reunions —The Duwamish Tribe is making the Longhouse available to its members this year for extended family reunions at no cost. Families are responsible for invitations, set-up and clean-up, food and supplies. The Tribal Enrollment Officer will be available to update memberships. To volunteer to coordinate a family reunion, call 206.431.1582. Family reunions will be listed on the tribal website. Subject to availability --weekdays or Sundays only, no Saturdays.
Tilibsdeb “Singing Feet” Duwamish heritage group
Saturdays 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM—free—Dates TBA (To Be Announced).
Contact Cindy Williams for practice dates.
Cedar Bark Prep Class—3hrs--$75
Teacher is Sla'Da Master Duwamish Weaver and Basket Maker. Mary Lou Slaughter is a Duwamish descent of Chief Seattle. Before you can make a cedar basket or weaving, you must first prepare the harvested materials. The teacher will supply cedar bark and students will learn how to take the outer bark off the inner bark. Bring a sharp knife and towel. Date TBA.
Call (206) 431-1582 for more information or to register for classes or gift fair. The Duwamish Longhouse is available for weddings, holiday parties, etc.
Seattle, WA 98106
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last update May 29, 2013