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  • September 7
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  • Aberdeen

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
  • 10:00 am, Saturday
    September 7, 2019
  • Where
  • Aberdeen Timberland Library
    121 E. Market St.
    Aberdeen, WA 98520 United States
  • September 7
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  • Darrington

Marijuana: Evil Weed or Medical Miracle?

Addictive, dangerous, criminal. Natural, healing, safe. Marijuana has been called all of these things and more – but how much do we really know about it? In 1990, only 16% of Americans thought marijuana should be legalized; today, a majority of Americans believe it ought to be. What are the historical and cultural precedents that […]

  • When
  • 10:30 am, Saturday
    September 7, 2019
  • Where
  • Darrington Library
    1005 Cascade Street
    Darrington, WA 98241 United States
  • September 7
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  • La Conner

Washington’s Undiscovered Feminists

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, remember some of the remarkable, but often unsung, women of the Pacific Northwest. Writer Mayumi Tsutakawa presents five “woman warriors” in the arts and journalism whose inspiring stories reach back to the early years of our region. Meet the pioneering photographer Imogen Cunningham, Black American jazz […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Saturday
    September 7, 2019
  • Where
  • Museum of Northwest Art
    121 1st St
    La Conner, WA 98257 United States
  • September 7
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  • Ilwaco

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
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    September 7, 2019
  • Where
  • Ilwaco Timberland Library
    158 First Avenue North
    Ilwaco, WA 98624 United States
  • September 7
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  • Monroe

Marijuana: Evil Weed or Medical Miracle?

Addictive, dangerous, criminal. Natural, healing, safe. Marijuana has been called all of these things and more – but how much do we really know about it? In 1990, only 16% of Americans thought marijuana should be legalized; today, a majority of Americans believe it ought to be. What are the historical and cultural precedents that […]

  • When
  • 3:30 pm, Saturday
    September 7, 2019
  • Where
  • Monroe Library
    1070 Village Way
    Monroe, WA 98272 United States
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