West Seattle Event Calendar

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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.

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.