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  • April 2
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  • Redmond

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
  • 1:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 2, 2019
  • Where
  • Redmond Senior Center
    8703 160 Ave NE
    Redmond, WA 98052 United States
  • April 2
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  • George

From Mexican to Mexican-American: A Family Immigration Story

As immigration has become more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naïve and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache, and hope. Professor Carlos Gil sought to understand immigration by tracing […]

  • When
  • 5:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 2, 2019
  • Where
  • George Public Library
    109 N Washington Way
    George, WA 98848 United States
  • April 2
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  • Pullman

From Crime to the Classroom: How Education Changes Lives

According to statistics, Omari Amili’s story should have turned out much differently. His parents suffered from addiction which led to him growing up in poverty and struggling in school. Eventually, he ended up serving prison time—which was no surprise considering the combination of life factors that would suggest a lifetime of struggles with the criminal […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 2, 2019
  • Where
  • Todd Hall 116, Washington State University
    Washington State University
    Pullman, Washington 99163 United States
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