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  • January 10
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  • Bellevue

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 10:30 am, Thursday
    January 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Temple Bnai Torah
    15727 NE 4th Street
    Bellevue, WA 98008 United States
  • January 10
  • |
  • Seattle

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry — including the state’s legacy of poetry — through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in geographically diverse areas of the state. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    January 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Southwest Branch of Spokane Public Library
    9010 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA 98126 United States
  • January 10
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  • Anacortes

Who Was Chief Seattle?

Chief Seattle wrote nothing down during his life, yet his words—both real and imagined—are known throughout the world. The result is a man made up of both historical and fictional aspects, from which conflicting messages can be gleaned. David M. Buerge, a biographer and a historian to the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s mother’s people, spent more […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    January 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Anacortes Public Library Meeting Room
    1220 10th Street
    Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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