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Celebrate 11 October ..Day BEFORE Columbus Day .. with The Duwamish People

 

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day with Chief Seattle’s
Duwamish Tribe at the Duwamish Dwamnish TribeLonghouse

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Sing, dance & drum at 1-3pm with Duwamish heritage group “Singing Feet”- winner of a 2012 Seattle Mayor’s Arts Award. Chief Seattle’s Speech film at 11am. Princess Angeline film at 11:30am. Exhibits/Art Gallery 10-5. Free admission. Duwamish Tribe–Representatives from the Duwamish Tribe’s heritage group “Singing Feet” will share traditional Duwamish teachings through story and song. TilibSedeb (Singing-Feet), the Duwamish Tribe’s language and culture group was recently honored as a recipient of a 2012 Mayor’s Arts Awards from the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs. In January 2009, the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center was opened to promote and share the heritage of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe–Seattle’s First People and only native tribe. Duwamish tribal leadership continues unbroken since Chief Seattle. Cecile Hansen, the great, great, great, grand-niece of Chief Seattle has served as the Chairwoman of the Duwamish Tribe for 38 years. The Longhouse provides a home for the Duwamish people and visible place to declare, “We are still here.” Like traditional potlatch houses, it is a gathering place to which the Duwamish can invite guests.Directions: First time guests should use map search & driving directions and allow 20 minutes extra.Parking: Additional free parking in area includes 2 parking lots across the street.

By bus, bike, and foot: The longhouse is across the street from the Duwamish Trail. By bus, take Route 21 to Chelan & Spokane, walk/bike 1 mile south on the Duwamish Trail. Cross W. Marginal Way SW at the parking lot driveway of Herring House Park and walk 30 feet south to the longhouse. http://metro.kingcounty.gov/schedules/021/map.html#.U4kYApjz_Io.facebook

Duwamish Longhouse
4705 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
206-431-1582

 


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