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  • April 10
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  • Yakima

Sometimes Heroes: America’s Changing Relationship with Its Veterans

“Support our troops” is a common phrase, seen on lawn signs and bumper stickers across America. Veterans are welcomed home by enthusiastic crowds, and thousands of service organizations help veterans find jobs, secure housing, and heal from the experience of war. But it wasn’t always this way. Veterans returning from Vietnam were often greeted by […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Yakima Valley Museum
    2105 Tieton Drive
    Yakima, WA 98902 United States
  • April 10
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  • Seattle

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, Wednesday
    April 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Greenwood Senior Center
    525 N 85th St.
    Seattle, WA 98103 United States
  • April 10
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  • 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
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    April 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Northwest Film Forum
    1515 12th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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