|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
|Jan 24, 2015 10AM-5PM|
Duwamish Longhouse--6th Anniversary Celebration—Free
Open house, concert & reception. Celebrate the heritage of Greater Seattle's First People, Chief Seattle's Duwamish Tribe. Open house, 10-5, visit exhibit areas and art gallery. Festivities include: 11am Film--Princess Angeline, 12pm Film--Chief Seattle’s Speech. 1-2pm Artist Reception-- Roger Fernandes: Proof of Spirit. New works by master Salish artist & storyteller reflect on local native culture & beliefs. 2-pm Concert-- the Duwamish story "How Stinging Nettles Saved the Duwamish People" by Roger Fernandes. Duwamish Heritage Group will invite friends to join in song and dance. https://www.facebook.com/events/1550433678530150
It is the 6th Anniversary of the building of the first Duwamish Longhouse since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses. Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held.
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.
Other Yearly Events
|Apr 19, 2015|
Earth Day Storytelling - Seattle Story Tellers Guild
|May 2, 2015|
Annual Duwamish Membership Meeting
Annual Fundraiser and Auction
|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
Contact Cindy Williams for practice dates.
Seattle, WA 98106
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last update May 29, 2013