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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.
Art Opening: Storytelling, Videos, Spoken Word, & Visual Art by Gen7 Native Youth Summer Intern Program. Opening Program: Sat., August 30, 2014, 5-8pm. Free RSVP tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/820008. 10 young artists share art work & presentations created under the mentorship of 4 Native American artists (Tiffany Midge, creative writing; Roger Fernandes, storytelling & art; Angelo Baca & Dallas Pinkham, Videography).

Art Exhibit: 2-week exhibit of artwork and videos continues in the Duwamish Art Gallery. Continuing exhibit will also feature works by master artist Roger Fernandes (Lower Elwha S'Klallam).

Aug.30th to Sept. 13th

Duwamish Art Gallery is open Mon-Sat from 10-5.


Special Events-Family Friendly

Mar 8, 2015 12-4PM
 

Duwamish Native Foods—Now & Then—Spring Greens

Free program sharing the cultural & food traditions of Chief Seattle's Duwamish Tribe. Doors open 12pm. Guest Speaker, Heidi Bohan 1pm. Cultural Program 2pm. Shared Meal: Smoked salmon, clam & nettle chowder 3-4pm. More info at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1322453.

Spring Greens. Heidi Bohan, the author of People of Cascadia, shares about harvesting and preparing local native wild greens and shoots.

Each season has its indicators. The spring harvest begins with the call of the Pacific chorus frog and the return of the ruby-throated hummingbirds.

Heidi shares traditional skills thru her “Gatherer to Gardener Programs.” Class schedule at http://www.heidibohan.com/Teachings/Gatherer%20to%20Gardener.htm

The Duwamish Native Food Program is sponsored by the DUWAMISH RIVER OPPORTUNITY FUND (DROF): Seattle Department of Neighborhoods & 4Culture. Bi-monthly program , 2nd & 4th Sundays, February-July.

Currently in the Duwamish Art Gallery-- Roger Fernandes: Proof of Spirit. New works by master Salish artist & storyteller reflect on local native culture & beliefs.

Roger Fernandes is a Native American artist whose work reflects the culture and beliefs of the Puget Salish tribes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. A member of the Lower Elwha S'Klallam Tribe, he was born and raised in Seattle and studied art at the University of Washington.

Coming by bus, bike, and foot---If you are coming to the Longhouse by Bus from Downtown Seattle take Route 21 to the stop at SW Chelan Ave. & SW Spokane and walk 1 block to West Marginal Way SW continue south exactly 1 mile. Walk or bike on the Duwamish Trail which is right next to the railroad tracks. We are across the street from Herring House Park. For safety sake carefully cross the street at the entrance to the Park's parking lot to avoid tripping on the train tracks. http://metro.kingcounty.gov/schedules/021/map.html#.U4kYApjz_Io.facebook

 

Other Yearly Events

Apr 19, 2015
 

Earth Day Storytelling - Seattle Story Tellers Guild

May 2, 2015
 

Annual Duwamish Membership Meeting

Jun, 2015
 

Annual Fundraiser and Auction



Event Support Volunteers are Needed

 

 

Image is provided under the terms of a licensing agreement.  All other right reserved to the Museum of History & Industry.  Negative # 67.2    File #shs67.2 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.



Heritage Classes

 

Tilibsdeb “Singing Feet” Duwamish heritage group

Contact Cindy Williams for practice dates.

 

 Where:

 
4705 W. Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106

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