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  • September 28
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  • South Bend

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 28, 2019
  • Where
  • South Bend Timberland Library
    1216 W 1st St
    South Bend, WA 98586 United States
  • September 28
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  • Seattle

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
  • 11:30 am, Saturday
    September 28, 2019
  • Where
  • Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
    719 South King Street
    Seattle, Washington 98104 United States
  • September 28
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  • Newport

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
  • 12:00 pm, Saturday
    September 28, 2019
  • Where
  • Newport Public Library
    116 South Washington
    Newport, WA 99156 United States
  • September 28
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  • Naselle

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 28, 2019
  • Where
  • Naselle Timberland Library
    4 Parpala Road
    Naselle, WA 98638 United States
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