Free program sharing the cultural & food traditions of Chief Seattle's Duwamish Tribe. Doors open 12pm. Cultural Program 1-3pm. Guest Speaker: Ken Workman, 4th generation grandson of Chief Seattle. Shared Meal 3-4pm. |
NW Garden of Eden. The Duwamish traditional calendar is tied to the abundant resources that are available at different times throughout the year. The months are often named after the most abundant resources available at that time. The concepts of seasonality and sustainability are part of this traditional system.
Guest Speaker: Ken Workman is a great-great-great grandson of Chief Seattle. He is on the Duwamish Tribal Council and a member of the Duwamish Canoe Family. Ken works to preserve the traditional language-Lushootseed. He will share the Duwamish months in both English and Lushootseed.
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, June-July.
WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106, 206-431-1582, www.duwamishtribe.org
WHEN: May 31, 2015. 12-4pm. Doors open at Noon. Program starts at 1pm.
Enjoy Art Gallery & Exhibits & Waterfront Park beforehand.
Currently in the Duwamish Art Gallery
1. Katherine Arquette: Native Kaleidoscope Collection
Coastal Salish art conveying stories of connection & transformation.
Katherine Arquette is an enrolled member of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and a decent of the Duwamish Tribe-- a Great Grand Daughter of Julia Siddle whose baskets reside at the Burke Museum. She has a B.A. degree in Arts and Literature.
2. John Romero (Eastern Shoshone): Contemporary and Traditional Native Fine Arts of the Future
"Although I mostly paint images of the Plains and Southwest, I have been introduced to a whole new life force in the Northwest and enjoy the various water creatures and The Great Journey of the Coastal Clans and Family's".
GETTING TO THE LONGHOUSE
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
Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center (View)
4705 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
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