West Seattle Event Calendar

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Apr
21
Fri
Seattle Warrior’s Call: Healing Through Service @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VeteransRespond and Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center are proud to present, “Seattle Warrior’s Call: Healing Through Service”, where attendees will be informed, inspired, energized and empowered to join the fight to protect our water, environment, people, and future generations of all species.

The event will feature brave warriors who are veterans of both the US Armed Services and of the Standing Rock Movement. Joseph George, an Air Force Veteran; Brandee Paisano, a US Navy Veteran and Laguna Pueblo Native; and Mark Sanderson, a US Army Veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart, will be among the powerful speakers telling their stories.

Opening ceremony and prayer will be led by members of the Duwamish Tribe, including Ken Workman, and Paul Wagner, with speaking from Raymond Kingfisher as well.

As sworn defenders of our country, the veterans of VeteransRespond felt called to support environmental rights, and Native Lands. That call to action has become a movement, a journey to ongoing community activism and worldwide healing. They are proud to share their personal journeys at this very special event.

Join for an Inspiring and Unforgettable Evening
Friday, April 21, 2017
Doors open at 7:00 PM.
Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
4705 Marginal Way SW

Admission is FREE and open to the public.

The space is wheelchair accessible.

About VeteransRespond:
VeteransRespond is a service organization founded in December 2016 by disabled Veterans who were part of the advance team at Standing Rock.  VeteransRespond works to organize and coordinate highly trained Veteran volunteers to provide relief and service work in environmental and man-made disaster sites all across the United States. The organization was born out of the Standing Rock movement, which saw more than 4,000 veterans mobilize to Camp Oceti in defense of the Water Protectors and those standing against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

DAPL, a 1,172-mile pipeline to transport crude oil across the Midwestern US, jeopardizes the drinking water of millions of Americans while simultaneously desecrating the sacred ground of the Lakota/Sioux nation. The veterans of VeteransRespond believe wholeheartedly that DAPL must be opposed in accordance with their oaths to protect America from enemies both foreign and domestic.

To learn more, visit VeteransRespond.org

May
27
Sat
Duwamish River: the Last 15,000 Years @ Duwamish Longhouse
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Duwamish River: the Last 15,000 Years

Geologist Devin O’Reilly shares how glaciers, volcanoes, earthquakes & humans have shaped the river. Take a journey from ice sheets to industry, from salmon habitat to Superfund site, and ponder the future of the Duwamish River Valley. Free admission/parking. Co-Sponsored by the Seattle Parks Volunteer Naturalist Program. Free Longhouse programming is supported by 4Culture.

Participants receive a Green-Duwamish Watershed map that includes information about parks and public access sites, habitat restoration, history, public art, and the pollution and cleanup of the river—with helpful tips on reducing household toxins.

May 27, 2017 from 1-3 pm at the Duwamish Longhouse. Free!

WHERE:
Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 981
206-431-1582

Sep
15
Fri
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Sep
16
Sat
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Sep
17
Sun
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Sep
29
Fri
Free event: Medicine Songs from the Time of Chief Seattle @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free Duwamish Event. Duwamish Teachings with NW Native Storyteller Johnny Moses: Medicine Songs from the Time of Chief Seattle (Songs of Chief Seattle’s Family). All are invited to share in a deeper understanding of the language and culture of the First People of Seattle, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe through traditional local songs and stories. Johnny Moses was a recipient of the 2012 WA Governor’s Heritage Award. Sponsored by 4Culture and Duwamish Tribal Services. Free admission/parking.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, 7-8 pm. Come early to enjoy art gallery and exhibits.

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
206.431.1582 dts@qwestoffice.net
www.duwamishtribe.org

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.

Oct
20
Fri
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Oct
21
Sat
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Oct
22
Sun
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Nov
18
Sat
Blue Jay Brings Back the Moon @ Duwamish Tribe Longhouse
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We are a non-profit, 501c3, holding a large annual cultural event, “Blue Jay Brings Back the Moon” A Celebration of Native Arts & Culture, Saturday, November 18, 2017, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 West Marginal Way SW.

Featuring Shipibo Textiles from Peru and local Native artists. Native Art Show & Reception: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Traditional Dinner & Festive Program: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets Sliding Scale: $5 to $50

Questions: info@naahillahee.org, 206-784-0818. A Production of Na’ah Illahee Fund.

Dec
15
Fri
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Dec
16
Sat
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Dec
17
Sun
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Mar
17
Sat
Fry-bread-making classes – TIMES VARY
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fry Bread Making Classes

Instructor: Cecile Hansen, Tribal Chairperson

Dates: 3/17/18/18 1-3 pm

4/21/18 11-1 pm

6/09/18 11-1 pm

Location: Duwamish Longhouse Commercial Kitchen

Fee: $20 Suggested Donation

Call to reserve at (206) 431-1582 ext. 1 or

Email: Cecile@duwamishtribe.org

Open to the Public

Fry-bread-making classes – TIMES VARY
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fry Bread Making Classes

Instructor: Cecile Hansen, Tribal Chairperson

Dates: 3/17/18/18 1-3 pm

4/21/18 11-1 pm

6/09/18 11-1 pm

Location: Duwamish Longhouse Commercial Kitchen

Fee: $20 Suggested Donation

Call to reserve at (206) 431-1582 ext. 1 or

Email: Cecile@duwamishtribe.org

Open to the Public

Mar
24
Sat
Book signing: ‘Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name’ @ Duwamish Tribe Longhouse & Cultural Center
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Book Signing Event: Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name by David M. Buerge

Date: March 24, 2018 at 6-8 pm

Location: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center

Free Public Event

Read more about the book in this Seattle Times story.

Apr
21
Sat
Fry-bread-making classes – TIMES VARY
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fry Bread Making Classes

Instructor: Cecile Hansen, Tribal Chairperson

Dates: 3/17/18/18 1-3 pm

4/21/18 11-1 pm

6/09/18 11-1 pm

Location: Duwamish Longhouse Commercial Kitchen

Fee: $20 Suggested Donation

Call to reserve at (206) 431-1582 ext. 1 or

Email: Cecile@duwamishtribe.org

Open to the Public

Jun
9
Sat
Fry-bread-making classes – TIMES VARY
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fry Bread Making Classes

Instructor: Cecile Hansen, Tribal Chairperson

Dates: 3/17/18/18 1-3 pm

4/21/18 11-1 pm

6/09/18 11-1 pm

Location: Duwamish Longhouse Commercial Kitchen

Fee: $20 Suggested Donation

Call to reserve at (206) 431-1582 ext. 1 or

Email: Cecile@duwamishtribe.org

Open to the Public

Jun
30
Sat
Duwamish Tribe Annual Gala & NW Art Auction 2018 @ Duwamish Longhouse
Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us to support the Duwamish Tribe at our annual gala and auction on June 30, 2018. Silent and live auction. The ticket price is $125 per person.

YOU ARE INVITED to join Duwamish Tribal Services for its 12th Annual Gala Dinner & NW Art Auction.

This annual event is a celebration of contemporary and traditional culture of Seattle’s First People, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Your gifts will help maintain operations at the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center and provide tribal services. We thank you for recognizing the significant role that Seattle’s First People play in the diversity and cultural richness of our community. Your support makes a difference! “We raise our hands to you!”

We are excited to announce that Actor/Singer/Comedian – RAY THUNDERCHILD will be our emcee this year!

Doors open at 4:00 pm at the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center for check-in.

Reception starts at 4:30 pm with Wine, Beer & Appetizers. Silent auction items will be in full swing until 5:45 pm.

After enjoying the Reception & Silent Auction, at 6:00 pm guests will gather in the “longhouse room” for a brief traditional program and traditional buffet-style dinner. Guest will enjoy a spirited live auction of art by Northwest artists.

Individual Tickets / Full Table Sponsor / Event Sponsorships

Ticket 1: $125 per person – Full Event, Reception/Silent Auction and Buffet Dinner/Live Auction 4:30 to 8:30pm

Ticket 2: Table Sponsor/Seats 8- $800 ($200 Savings) for Full Event, Reception, Silent & Live Auction. 4:30 to 8:30pm

Various Sponsorship levels of our event are available to choose from. We hope you will join us, but if you are unable to attend and still wish to support our Annual Gala, this is a great way to be a part of our event and show your support.

Note: Free Courtesy Shuttle and parking available at Seattle Parks Maintenance Facility at 4209 W. Marginal Way SW,Seattle, WA 98106

Duwamish Tribal Services is a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit and donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Use the link below to purchase your tickets. You can also call to pay by phone. Please consider a donation even if you can’t attend this year. Thank you for your generous contributions!

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

For information about how to sponsor or contribute, please click here.

Jul
11
Wed
Living Traditions @ High Point Library
Jul 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

At the High Point Branch: Learn about how the contemporary Native People of the Pacific Northwest are practicing traditions that have been passed down through many generations.

What does it mean for a tradition to be “living?” Engage with cultural objects from our museum and learn about traditions still practiced by contemporary Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. See how cultural practices can grow and change over time from generation to generation and learn about the diverse Native cultures in Washington State with educators from the Burke Museum. For ages 5 and up.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
14
Sat
Our River Has a Story…Geology of the Duwamish River Valley @ Duwamish Longhouse
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about the geology of the Duwamish River Valley – With geologist Devin O’Reilly. Learn about glaciers, volcanoes, earthquakes and how humans have shaped the river.

Saturday, July 14, 2018
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Duwamish Longhouse

Aug
15
Wed
Let’s Paint an Orca: A NW Coast Native Art Workshop @ High Point Library
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

At the High Point Branch: Learn how to draw/paint an orca whale with Haida artist Sondra S. Segundo. Registration is required.

Learn about the powerful relationship between the Haida people and the Orca and how to draw a formline orca step by step. Segundo will also read from her book, Killer Whale Eyes. For all ages.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Aug
24
Fri
Duwamish Community Native Art Fair, Swap Meet, Rummage Sale
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for a community Rummage Sale /Native Art Fair and Swap Meet! This is a great event every year and we enjoy having it available to to community. Selling??? Contact us to reserve your Table at $25 for the weekend.

Great way to clean out your garage and make some money. All table fees are donations for the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. Food will be available for purchase.

Where: Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.
www.duwamishtribe.org. RSVP tables at 206.431.1582.

Duwamish Longhouse Native Art Market & Jumble Days
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Duwamish Longhouse Native Art Market & Jumble Days

WHEN: Aug. 24th & 25th
Fri. & Sat 10 am – 5 pm

Arts and crafts, estate, rummage sale, food

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW,
206.431.1582 – info@duwamishtribe.org

SELLING: $25 for 2 days includes table. Registration Forms – Call Charlene Fetter at 206 431-1582. $ Additional tables $10 ea. based on availability.

Cost: Free – Free admission/parking for shoppers.

Aug
25
Sat
Duwamish Community Native Art Fair, Swap Meet, Rummage Sale
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for a community Rummage Sale /Native Art Fair and Swap Meet! This is a great event every year and we enjoy having it available to to community. Selling??? Contact us to reserve your Table at $25 for the weekend.

Great way to clean out your garage and make some money. All table fees are donations for the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. Food will be available for purchase.

Where: Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.
www.duwamishtribe.org. RSVP tables at 206.431.1582.

Duwamish Longhouse Native Art Market & Jumble Days
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Duwamish Longhouse Native Art Market & Jumble Days

WHEN: Aug. 24th & 25th
Fri. & Sat 10 am – 5 pm

Arts and crafts, estate, rummage sale, food

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW,
206.431.1582 – info@duwamishtribe.org

SELLING: $25 for 2 days includes table. Registration Forms – Call Charlene Fetter at 206 431-1582. $ Additional tables $10 ea. based on availability.

Cost: Free – Free admission/parking for shoppers.

Bus Tour of Sacred Duwamish Sights
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Saturday, August 25, 2018 – 2-5 pm

Bus Tour of Sacred Duwamish Sights

With world famous historian David M. Buerge and author of the acclaimed

biography Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name

(Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 2017).

Seating is limited.

Tickets are $40 per person.

Reservations by August 1st.

telephone 206-935-6530.

email deogloria@foxinternet.com

Be sure to not miss this unique event.

First Lutheran Church of West Seattle

Sep
8
Sat
Forest and Fish Presentation @ Duwamish Tribe Longhouse
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Forest & Fish Presentation:
September 8, 1 to 3 pm, FREE.
Hosted by the Seattle Parks Department.
Salmon Lunch for sale ~ $15 starting at noon

Mar
9
Sat
The Spring Native Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come Join us for our first ever spring Native Art Market! Back by popular demand, our annual holiday craft fair is back for the springtime with over 25 artists and local vendors on hand to sell their fantastic and unique items. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and as always this event is free for shoppers. We hope to see you here!

Mar
10
Sun
The Spring Native Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come Join us for our first ever spring Native Art Market! Back by popular demand, our annual holiday craft fair is back for the springtime with over 25 artists and local vendors on hand to sell their fantastic and unique items. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and as always this event is free for shoppers. We hope to see you here!

Mar
23
Sat
Annual Duwamish Princess Angeline Spring Tea @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Let’s celebrate spring. We’re breaking out the china and serving Native & English teas, cakes & finger sandwiches with a lump of sunshine. Your hostess is Princess Angeline’s great-great-grand-niece, Cecile Hansen, the Duwamish Tribal Chairwoman. Come early and explore the Duwamish Longhouse Art Gallery & exhibits, open daily Tues-Sat 10-5. Free parking in area.

Click here for tickets.
$10 suggested donation. If you are unable to pay or reserve tickets online, please call the longhouse at 206 431 1582.

www.duwamishtribe.org

Mar
30
Sat
Apology Ceremony @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

TIME TO APOLOGIZE TO THE DUWAMISH TRIBE?

It’s happening Saturday, March 30 at Duwamish Longhouse, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
4705 W Marginal Way SW

“In the spirit of cultural humility, we apologize – and listen to the voices of the land,” reads a flyer put out by the Grandmothers Global Healing Movement, founded by Norma Jean Young, focused on bringing the Wisdomkeeping Grandmother’s presence and voice back to the world.

Young first gathered global Grandmothers in 2003 at “Getting Down to Earth with the Grandmothers” on Whidbey Island, at Whidbey Institute. It featured five key grandmothers: from New Zealand, Tibet, Hawaii, Lummi, and Grandmother Vi Hilbert of Upper Skagit Nation.

The Apology will be focused on the Duwamish people, and all Native American tribes, at a ceremony March 30 at the Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W. Marginal Way SW, Seattle at 1 p.m. A meal will be served at 3 p.m., with music throughout.

The apology is co-sponsored by the Duwamish Longhouse and the Grandmothers Global Healing Movement. Featured speakers include H.E. Dagmola Kusho Sakya of the Tibetan Buddhist lineage; Rev. Kelly Brown, lead pastor of Plymouth Church Seattle; Pastor Pat Wright of Total Experience Gospel Choir fame; and others. Everyone is encouraged to bring food and gifting to the Indigenous, whether dollars, services or goods.

“This critical time of breakdown in our world culture demands the presence that holds life whole. Wisdom-keeping grandmothers have always been stabilizers, looked to for functional guidance to hold life whole – especially in troubled times,” says Young. “This is a healing event to bring together the essential components of healing—cultural humility, apology, listening, and taking action in partnership.”

Norma Jean Young, a reiki master, served as a healer and helper to Great Grandmother Vi Hilbert in the three years before she died. Hilbert, the last fully fluent language speaker of Lushootseed culture, was a most valued Grandmother taproot who served many Coast Salish tribes. She was named a Washington State Living Treasure in 1989, and received a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1994, presented by President Bill Clinton.

Apr
13
Sat
We Are Still Here: 10th Anniversary Film Screening @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Apr 13 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

We hope you will join us for film, food, and conversation as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Duwamish Longhouse with a FREE screening + postfilm discussion of PRINCESS ANGELINE and two short films on Saturday, April 13th. (Full film synopses below). These films tell indigenous stories: past and future.

This event is a collaborative community dialogue produced by the Social Justice Film Festival & Institute in collaboration with the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center.

The Duwamish people have been in the Seattle/Greater King County area since time immemorial. Their stories, such as “North Wind, South Wind,” tell of the last Ice Age, and an Ice Weir breaking over the Duwamish River. Their longhouse today stands across the street from where one of their largest villages was located before it was burned down by settlers in 1895. Today, the longhouse is a space where the Duwamish people can revitalize their culture, preserve living heritage, and share their stories with the community.

We hope you will join us as we celebrate the anniversary of the creation of this space with an evening of fantastic films.

** Suggested Donation: $10 for 10 years **

FILMS:

PRINCESS ANGELINE

Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle, is seen on many postcards and toward the end of her life, she lived alone, refusing to leave her homeland. What historical events led to her being one of the few Duwamish people left in Seattle by the 1890′s, only 35 years after the peace treaty? This video explores the story of the Duwamish and their unrecognized tribal status primarily through the life of Princess Angeline.

WAAŁŠIʔAƛIN (COMING HOME)

waałšiʔaƛin explores the modern story of the Huu-ay-aht First Nations, a self-governing nation on the west coast of Vancouver Island who have survived natural disasters, famine, war and colonial oppression. Watch trailer.

RECLAMATION: The Rise at Standing Rock

Reclamation: The Rise at Standing Rock—winner of the second-annual Tulalip Cares Prize for top Native American film—tells the inside story of the 300 Native Nations who, for the first time in 150 years, unite at Standing Rock to protect their land and water from an unlawful pipeline, awakening and inspiring the world with their peaceful movement of resistance. Watch trailer.

Apr
20
Sat
Traditional Cedar Basket Necklace Making Class @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

$75 per person, limited to 10 students per class, includes all materials . Please call the longhouse or CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this class.

Basket Necklace for Beginners:

In this 4-5 hour class students will be taught the basics of Coast Salish weaving and it’s cultural significance by fashioning a traditional ceremonial cedar basket necklace. Basket making kits are included and each students will walk away with their own handmade cedar basket necklace.

This class is taught by by Coast Salish weaver Joshua Mason. Joshua Mason is a Squaxin Island Tribe member and Coast Salish Weaver. Joshua has been teaching for over ten years and works with multiple fibers. Joshua harvests, processes, and weaves all his own fibers, including the fibers and materials students will use in this class.

Apr
26
Fri
A Night of Storytelling with Johnny Moses @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for a night of Duwamish Teachings with Northwest Native Storyteller Johnny Moses. All are invited to share in a deeper understanding of the language and culture of the First People of Seattle, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe, through local songs and stories.

Johnny Moses was a recipient of the 2012 WA Governor’s Heritage Award. Johnny Moses is a Tulalip Native American raised in the remote Nuu-chah-nulth village of Ohiat on the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada. He was raised in the traditional ways by his grandparents, and sent by his elders to share their teachings with all people. Johnny is a master storyteller, oral historian, traditional healer and respected spiritual leader.

Free admission and parking. Sponsored by 4Culture and Duwamish Tribal Services.

Jun
22
Sat
Native Tree Event at the Duwamish Longhouse @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

What:  More than just Trees: Native Tree Ecology and Identification Program

When:  11am-1pm, Saturday June 22nd. (After-program outdoor tree identification session 1:15pm)

Where:  Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center (4705 West Marginal Way SW, Seattle WA)

Curious to know more about lowland forests? Join the Duwamish Longhouse and Seattle Parks and Recreation for a free informational program and field identification of prominent lowland tree species with SPR Naturalist Jacob de Guzman.

Jun
28
Fri
Move With Spirit: A Contemporary Indigenous Dance Experience @ The Duwamish Longhouse
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re lovingly invited to join us at the Duwamish Longhouse for a day of building community and being in relationship to ancestry, land, water, spirit and story. Together we will activate relationships to Indigenous Worlds through a practice of protocol that reflects teachings from Coast Salish Life Ways followed by sharing of contemporary Indigenous dance knowings, led by practitioners Shana Therese O’Brien (Darkingjung – Australia) and Dakota Camacho (Matao – Lågua yan Gåni). We will then move to ceremonial activation at the Duwamish River for the healing of our relations with the elements.

This event is made possible by an Indigenous worldview centering collective generosity and reciprocity. We are asking everyone that is able to please bring an offering (spiritual or monetary – there is no separation) for the Duwamish who generously sponsored us with the space. You can also consider making a regular donation to the Duwamish at https://www.realrentduwamish.org/

Please also consider bringing offerings for the facilitators and support team as well.

If you have questions or need anything, please contact Dakota Camacho at:
Email: dakotacamacho@gmail.com

RSVP: Tinyurl.com/mwsseattle

Jul
6
Sat
West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails guided hike: Native Plant Identification
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us at the trailhead at 14th Avenue SW and SW Holly to learn plant identification from Steve Richmond, an expert in controlling invasive plants and restoring native plant communities. Steve will also give an overview of greenbelt natural history and resulting restoration challenges. Please wear sturdy shoes or boots and be prepared for the elements. Total distance will be 1 to 2 miles.

Sponsored by the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails Group

Jul
18
Thu
Tribal canoes at Alki Beach
Jul 18 all-day

This year’s Tribal Journeys canoe families are headed northbound to the Lummi Nation.

As of this entry, the Muckleshoot are hosting canoes at Alki Beach again this year, with an expected date of July 18th.

UPDATE: The tribe’s calendar says they will be ready for arrivals starting at noon.

Here are the routes.

Sep
14
Sat
Fish and Forest with Seattle Parks & Salmon Bake Fundraiser @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Salmon Homecoming Celebration, Ecology Lecture Program, and Salmon Bake Fundraiser

FREE Admission *$15 for Salmon Bake Lunch*

Salmon bake starts at 12 and will continue until sold out.
Parks programming is from 1 pm–3 pm

Enjoy a traditional salmon bake with us to celebrate Salmon Homecoming at the Duwamish Longhouse. Afterwards, join Seattle Parks Naturalist Jacob De Guzman as he talks about the ecological dynamics that exists between Salmon and the Forest Ecosystem. Learn how they mutually benefit one another and how they benefit us.

Special performances by Salmon is Life silk wind sockeye salmon will take place throughout the day. These silk salmon traveled to the COP21 Climate Talks in Paris, France to share a message that we need to listen to the world that sustains us and protect our salmon and our planet as well. They will now join us at the longhouse to spread that same message, and to celebrate Salmon Homecoming here in Seattle.

Oct
5
Sat
Social Justice Film Festival Indigenous Features @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the third night of the Social Justice Film Festival at the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center for two Indigenous Features!

Festival Passes allow admission to all events and screening. Pass-holders are allowed first access to theaters, at 20 minutes before show time. Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to showtime to secure a seat. Passes are $75 and can be picked up at any screening. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

Duwamish Longhouse Film Schedule:

Learning to Skate in a Warzone (if you’re a girl)/Men on Hold

October 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learning to Skateboard tells the story of young Afghan girls learning to read, write – and skateboard – in Kabul. After years of conflict, and with Afghanistan still dubbed “one of the worst places to be born a girl,” an organisation called “Skateistan” recruits kids from poor neighbourhoods and teaches them skills so they can return to public school and get a start in life.

Men on Hold explores the psychological and societal effects of war and displacement on refugee men from Syria, shedding light on issues that have so far gone neglected. These men are finding themselves under extreme stress as they have forego traditional gender roles as “providers” and “protectors” of their families, leaving them with feelings of helplessness and disempowerment as they find themselves forcibly unproductive, having nothing to do all day long.

Indigenous Futures – The Condor & the Eagle

October 5 @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

n this documentary, four Indigenous environmental leaders embark on an extraordinary trans-continental adventure from the Canadian plains to deep into the heart of the Amazonian jungle to unite the peoples of North and South America and deepen the meaning of “Climate Justice”. The Condor & The Eagle offers a glimpse into a developing spiritual renaissance as the film four protagonists learn from each other’s long legacy of resistance to colonialism and its extractive economy. Their path through the jungle takes them on an unexpectedly challenging and liberating journey, which will forever change their attachment to the Earth and one another.

Mi’Gwidelmag Gnitjgamitj (Remembering Our Grandpa)

Inspired by Incident at Restigouche (Alanis Obomsawin, 1984), Mi’gwidelmag Gnitjgamitj is a short essay film that captures the beautiful landscapes of Listuguj, but also a dark side of Canada. The film focuses on the experiences of director Nation Isaac’s grandfather in the 1981 Quebec Provincial Police raid of Listuguj, and on Isaac’s own relationship to her grandfather’s life and legacy.

Oct
11
Fri
SOLD OUT – Duwamish Tribe Annual Gala & Native Art Auction 2019 @ Miners Landing
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Please join us to support the Duwamish Tribe at our annual gala and auction on October 11, 2019. A kick-off to Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations. Purchase tickets online at https://2019duwamishgala.brownpapertickets.com/

You are invited to join the Duwamish Tribe for its 13th Annual Gala Dinner & NW Art Auction. This annual event is a celebration of contemporary and traditional culture of Seattle’s First People, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Your gifts will help maintain operations at the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center and provide tribal services. We thank you for recognizing the significant role that Seattle’s First People play in the diversity and cultural richness of our community. Your support makes a difference! “We raise our hands to you!”

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center; the only traditional Longhouse in the City of Seattle that represents the culture and story of Seattles indigenous people, the Dxdwab. Our annual event is designed to kick off the celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day 2019 with first acknowledging our own regions first people, The Duwamish , Dxdwab, understanding our past and celebrating all cultures into the future.

As part of our 10th Anniversary celebration, we want to make this a special occasion for you by connecting our story to the present. At Seattles Miners Landing at Pier 57 you will enjoy a delicious lunch, receive complimentary tickets to view Wings over Washington, share in the excitement of our live auction and much more all to support the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Doors open at 12:00 pm, event begins at 1:00 pm at the banquet hall at Miners Landing, Pier 57 at 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101.

Single Ticket: $150, Full Event, Reception and Catered Lunch Followed by Live Auction

If you are unable to attend but would still like to support the Duwamish, please choose the donation option and input your desired donation amount.

Check in begins at 12:00 pm
Banquet lunch begins at 12:30pm
Live Northwest Art Auction at 1:00 pm
Closing remarks at 2:30 pm

The Duwamish Tribe’s nonprofit, Duwamish Tribal Services, is a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit and donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Nov
16
Sat
Social Justice Film Institute Presents Öngtupqa and Hopi Native Flute Performance @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This Social Justice Film Institute is a Community Benefit Cinema cause for the Duwamish Longhouse. All donations and sales will go directly to Duwamish Tribal Services.

Gary Stroutsos will present an evening playing traditional Hopi flute music and showing the accompanying documentary, Öngtupqa. Öngtupqa – the Hopi name for Grand Canyon, that translates to “Salt Canyon” is the creation of musicians’ Clark Tenakhongva, Vice Chairman of the Hopi Tribe and renowned traditional singer; Gary Stroutsos playing the Hopi long flute, and Matthew Nelson playing clay pot percussion.

This documentary film Öngtupqa shares Hopi cultural connections to the canyon through music and spoken word, stunning images of Grand Canyon, live music footage, time-lapse imagery, and much more. The trio recorded the album inside the Grand Canyon’s Desert View Watchtower, a stone edifice located on the south rim of the canyon, whose architecture is inspired by Puebloan ruins. Clark Tenakhongva, Gary Stroutsos and Matthew Nelson use their mastery of voice, flute and clay pot percussion to bring the acoustics within the Watchtower to life. Öngtupqa music is an acoustic soundscape intended to honor the surrounding landscape through music created on-site that could never be replicated in a studio far from the views and spirit of Grand Canyon.

Gary Stroutsos live performances have captivated audiences around the world. His meditative flute music and time-honored stories evoke the lands and cultures that he has studied over the course of his 35-year career. Gary’s mission is to carry the music forward to future generations and to promote stewardship of diverse cultures and the natural environment.

Nov
20
Wed
Annual Potluck and Silent Auction @ Office of Indian Child Welfare
Nov 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Office of Indian Child Welfare is celebrating Native American Month with their annual potluck and silent auction.

The event is open to the public and there will be many tribes represented. The event includes drumming and an opportunity to meet the amazing people who serve our youth.

Donations for the silent auction that raises money for the local client fund at the DCYF office would be greatly appreciated. Contact Nancy Spiro directly to donate at: 206-261-5381.

Nov
23
Sat
Seattle Peace Chorus Presents People of the Drum @ Duwamish Tribal Services
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Seattle Peace Chorus is proud to present our up-coming concert People of the Drum, in honor of Native Americans and their contributions to our nation, community, and environment. We wish to express our solidarity with them and with their struggle for identity and cultural preservation. Our concert program represents a collaboration with our Native American communities and features music composed by Frederick N. West, the director of the Seattle Peace Chorus. Native American singers, drummers, story tellers, and tribal elders will be an integral part of our concert.

Native American tribes in the United States have struggled for years to uphold treaties that protect their rights to fishing, hunting, and preservation of their sacred grounds. This work will include poetic renderings of these and other legacies, including the Navajo prayer “Beauty before us, beauty behind us, we walk in beauty; it is finished in beauty.”

We present this concert at two Native American sites in Seattle with limited seating: Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, and the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Featured Artists
• Frederick N. West, Director Seattle Peace Chorus and composer of the musical program
• Sondra Segundo, Haida singer
• Johnny Moses, Tulalip storyteller
• Kevin Locke, Lakota hoop dancer, story teller, and Native American flute expert (Duwamish Longhouse only)
• Professional chamber orchestra
• Edie Loyer Nelson, Duwamish tribal elder

Tickets available online at Brown Paper Tickets

Thank you for your contribution and your support. Our goals of promoting peace and justice and making connections with justice-minded people of our Seattle community, our country, and the world is enhanced by your support both in attendance at our concerts and financially.

Your ticket for Sunday or Saturday is good for only the given date and venue. Seating is limited, so get your tickets as soon as possible from a chorus member, or on Brown Paper Tickets.

Nov
29
Fri
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Nov
30
Sat
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Dec
1
Sun
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Dec
13
Fri
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Dec
14
Sat
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Dec
15
Sun
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built 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.

Jan
24
Fri
Promised Land Documentary @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC) presents a special screening of Promised Land, a social justice documentary on the Duwamish and Chinook tribes, their fight for restoration, and the federal recognition process’s stance toward indigenous sovereignty today.

Doors open at 7PM for appetizers, drinks, and socializing, with the film starting at 8PM. A representative from the Duwamish Tribe and also the filmmaker will be in attendance to introduce the film and to lead discussion afterward.

$10 donation at the door, half of which will be given toward the Tribes’ fight for restoration and recognition.

From the filmmakers:

Promised Land is an award-winning social justice documentary that follows two tribes in the Pacific Northwest: the Duwamish and the Chinook, as they fight for the restoration of treaty rights they’ve long been denied. In following their story, the film examines a larger problem in the way that the government and society still looks at tribal sovereignty.