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Celebrate Seattle’s Origins with the Duwamish People

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Salmon and Berries

Doors open 12pm. Cultural Program 1-3pm. Shared Meal 3-4pm. All invited. RSVP at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1273292
Two of today’s recognized super foods– salmon & berries–were basic Duwamish dietary staples.Before metal pots were introduced, the Duwamish made soups in a tightly woven basket. The soup was boiled by placing hot river rocks in the basket. Salmon soup was a traditional favorite. Berries were collected in season and preserved for later use.The Duwamish Native Food Program is sponsored by the DUWAMISH RIVER OPPORTUNITY FUND (DROF): Seattle Department of Neighborhoods & Culture. 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 WHAT:

WHEN: February 22, 2015. 12-4pm.

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106, 206-431-1582, www.duwamishtribe.org

 


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