[Uwhistory] Fw: MOHAI Events
Susanne J. Young
sjyoung at u.washington.edu
Tue Jun 20 13:49:28 PDT 2006
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From: Kathleen Crowell
Subject: MOHAI Events
Seattle's First People, the Duwamish Tribe, Present
An Evening with the Duwamish
An Evening with the Duwamish presents the dramatic saga of the First People of Seattle, the Duwamish Indians, in song, story, and dance. Renowned native actor Gene Tagaban performs an original one-man production that recounts the history and traditions of the Duwamish people through traditional and original music, dance, storytelling and humor. The performance is a unique opportunity to learn more about the people who made Seattle home for thousands of years, and is suitable for the entire family.
Where: Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 2700 24th Avenue East, Seattle 98112
When: Saturday evening, June 24th at 7:00 PM
Admission: $15 (under 12: $5) Tickets available at the door the evening of the performance.
Sponsored by the Social Justice Fund NW, the Potlatch Fund, MOHAI, the Descendants Committee and the Duwamish Tribe. Proceeds benefit the Duwamish Longhouse Project.
For more information: Cindy Williams, Duwamish Tribal Services (206) 431-1582, or Leonard Garfield, MOHAI, (206) 324-1126 x 32.
Saturday, July 1, 2006 from 11 am to 3 pm
In The Good Old Summertime!
Take part in a fun, old-fashioned summer event for the whole family! With lots of games, a pie eating contest, live music, vintage fire engines from the Last Resort Fire Department, classic cars, and lots of surprises. There'll be picnic foods for sale and plenty of fun for all ages! Please note that there will also be a free walking tour of Foster Island starting at 11:00 a.m.
Event Volunteers Needed
Please call Martha Lindsay at 206-324-1685 ext 12 if you are interested in volunteering for the event, In the Good Old Summertime. We need assistance with set up, serving refreshments and activities. Thank you!
History Walking Tour: King Street Station Centennial
Saturday, July 1, 2006 at 1 pm
MOHAI presents its annual series of History Walking Tours, with explorations of local themes and locales led by historians and authors. Join historian and author Roger van Oosten for a centennial exploration of Seattle's iconic King Street Station. Start at King Street Station. Advance tickets for this tour and the rest of the summer tours are available from Brown Paper Tickets.
Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)
2700 24th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
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