December: Seattle-area Conversations on Native Americans in Cinema

Other events on Humanities Washington’s much-lighter-than-usual schedule deal with historical fiction, sweet treats and poetry.

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THIS WEEK (Dec. 3-8, 2012)


KIRKLAND, SEATTLE AND ISSAQUAH – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades sparks conversation throughout the greater Seattle area this week with his presentation American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene. The discussion delves into the ways Native Americans have been portrayed in movies and involved in the film industry, and how these roles have changed (and how they’ve stayed the same). Rhoades will be in Kirkland Monday (Dec. 3) [Details], Seattle Thursday (Dec. 6) [Details] and Issaquah Friday (Dec. 7) [Details].


Peter Donahue

Peter Donahue

PORT HADLOCK – Speakers Bureau’s Peter Donahue, Washington History and Historical Fiction [Details].

FRIDAY (Dec. 7)

LANGLEY – Speakers Bureau’s Julia Harrison, A World of Sweets in Washington State [Details].



WOODINVILLE – A reading with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken [Details].

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