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  • February 26
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  • Anacortes

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
  • 12:30 pm, Wednesday
    February 26, 2020
  • Where
  • Anacortes High School
    1600 20th St
    Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
  • February 26
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  • Grand Coulee

Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon

An environmental necessity, a vital economic resource, and a cultural symbol, salmon play a fundamental role in the Pacific Northwest—but they are in trouble. With warming oceans, environmental degradation, and lowering genetic variability, wild salmon populations are dwindling. Climatologist Nick Bond explores the past, present, and possible future conditions for salmon in our state, and […]

  • When
  • 3:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 26, 2020
  • Where
  • Grand Coulee Public Library
    225 Federal Street
    Grand Coulee, WA 99133 United States
  • February 26
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  • Bothell

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
  • 4:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 26, 2020
  • Where
  • Activities and Recreation Center, UW Bothell
    18215 Campus Way NE
    Bothell, WA 98011 United States
  • February 26
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  • Gig Harbor

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
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 26, 2020
  • Where
  • Humanities in the Harbor
    4121 Harborview Dr
    Gig Harbor, WA 98332 United States
  • February 26
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  • Omak

Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon

An environmental necessity, a vital economic resource, and a cultural symbol, salmon play a fundamental role in the Pacific Northwest—but they are in trouble. With warming oceans, environmental degradation, and lowering genetic variability, wild salmon populations are dwindling. Climatologist Nick Bond explores the past, present, and possible future conditions for salmon in our state, and […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 26, 2020
  • Where
  • Omak Public Library
    30 South Ash
    Omak, WA 98841 United States
  • February 26
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  • Sequim

Should I Still Watch This Show? Pop Culture in the #MeToo Era

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, in which dozens of high-profile individuals in the entertainment industry have been accused of harassment or abuse, many of us are asking: “Should I still be watching this?” Explore the cultural and economic issues inherent in consuming entertainment made by people whose behaviors we find questionable, distasteful, or […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 26, 2020
  • Where
  • Sequim Branch
    630 N Sequim Ave
    Sequim, WA 98382 United States
  • February 26
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  • Anacortes

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
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 26, 2020
  • Where
  • Anacortes Public Library
    1220 10th Street
    Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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