March 4-16: Discussion Series Considers Impact of Federal Recognition for Tribes

Recognition: A Conversation brings together members of the Yakama Indian Nation, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Chinook Indian Nation and the public in Vancouver to talk about the impact and significance of federal recognition on a tribe. Also around the state: Speakers Bureau presentations, a Traveling Exhibit and grant-funded programs, including a film series, community read and art program for adults with dementia.

This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.

Look for the latest edition every Monday morning, or check out our full calendar at Humanities.org.

THIS WEEK (March 4-9, 2013)

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The poster for Recognition: A Conversation.

VANCOUVER – Recognition: A Conversation brings tribal representatives, scholars and the public together at Washington State University, Vancouver to discuss federal recognition of local tribes. The programming on each of the first three nights will focus on different local groups: the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation on Tuesday (March 5) [Details], the Cowlitz Indian Tribe on Wednesday (March 6) [Details] and the Chinook Indian Nation on Thursday (March 7) [Details]. The program will conclude with a screening and discussion on American Outrage,  a documentary on a Native American struggle for land rights. [Details] Recognition: A Conversation is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

MONDAY (March 4)

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Pam Houston’s Contents May Have Shifted, the Port Townsend Community Read book.

PORT TOWNSEND – Book Lover’s Cafe Book Discussion Group, part of the Port Townsend Public Library’s eighth annual Community Read. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

EVERETT – Speakers Bureau’s Milt Priggee, Political Cartooning: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. [Details]

TUESDAY (March 5)

BELLEVUE – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene. [Details]

SEATTLE – Gallery tour as part of the here:now at the Frye Art Museum program. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

WEDNESDAY (March 6)

Alex Alben

Alex Alben

LONGVIEW –  Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture. [Details]

SEATTLE – Classes begin as part of the here:now at the Frye Art Museum program. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

PORT TOWNSEND – Adventure Travel – Hiking the Camino de Santiago, part of the Port Townsend Public Library’s eighth annual Community Read. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

NEWCASTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene[Details]

THURSDAY (March 7)

RICHLAND-  Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture[Details]

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An image from My Brother’s Wedding at Northwest Film Forum.

FRIDAY (March 8)

SEATTLE – My Brother’s Wedding, a film at the Northwest Film Forum as part of the L.A. Rebellion series. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SATURDAY (March 9)

SEATTLE – As Above, So Below and short films at the Northwest Film Forum as part of the L.A. Rebellion series. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

NEXT WEEK (March 10-16, 2013)

 SUNDAY (March 10)

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read screens the film Shirley Valentine [Details]. This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SNOHOMISH – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes. [Details]

SEATTLE – Northwest Film Forum screens Bless Their Little Hearts by Billy Woodberry. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

MONDAY (March 11)

LACEY – Speakers Bureau’s Anu Taranath, The World in Washington: An Exploration of Literature and Our Lives. [Details]

The PBS documentary Seabiscuit will screen at the Asotin County library on.

The PBS documentary Seabiscuit will screen at the Asotin County library on March 11.

CLARKSTON – The Asotin County Library presents the documentaries Seabiscuit and The Bonus Army. [Details] This event is part of the programming for Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression, Humanities Washington’s Traveling Exhibit. 

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read presents A Smorgasbord of Alternative Therapy as part of its programming centered around Contents May Have Shifted by Pam Houston [Details]. This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

EVERETT – Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley, Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941. [Details]

Lorraine McConaghy

Lorraine McConaghy

COLLEGE PLACE – Speakers Bureau’s Lorraine McConaghy, Territorial Voices, A Civil War Reader’s Theater. [Details]

TUESDAY (March 12)

KENT – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene. [Details]

LYNNWOOD – Speakers Bureau’s Claudia Rowe, The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism and What it Means for You. [Details]

WEDNESDAY (March 13)

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read book discussion group. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

Eva Abram

Eva Abram

PUYALLUP – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

BELFAIR – Speakers Bureau’s Robert Horton, The End of the Trail: How the Western Movie Rode Into the Sunset. [Details]

THURSDAY (March 14)

OAK HARBOR – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene[Details]

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read book discussion group [Details]. This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

FRIDAY (March 15)

Anu Taranath

Anu Taranath

EASTSOUND – Speakers Bureau’s Anu Taranath, The World in Washington: An Exploration of Literature and Our Lives. [Details]

SEATTLE – The Northwest Film Forum presents Passing Through by Larry Clark, with Charles Burnett’s When It Rains as part of the L.A. Rebellion series. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SATURDAY (March 16)

LANGLEY – Speakers Bureau’s Jennifer K. Stuller, Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology. [Details]

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read’s Collaborative Play and Creativity with Leif Hansen Intergenerational. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

Gloria Burgess

Gloria Burgess

KENT – Speakers Bureau’s Gloria Burgess, It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light. [Details]

SEATTLE – Northwest Film Forum presents a screening of Your Children Come Back to You and short films as part of the L.A. Rebellion series. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

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