Join us for a free children’s program sharing the cultural and food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe at the Duwamish Children’s Potlatch on Sunday, April 26. Beginning at 1 p.m., the event will include storytelling, crafts, singing and dancing led by Duwamish Heritage Group “Singing Feet,” and followed by a shared meal from 3 – 4 p.m. Doors open at noon and there is free parking in the area. RSVP here.
Traditionally potlatches were winter season gift-giving feasts. The warmer months were for procuring food and wealth for the family and village, then coming home and sharing with neighbors and friends.
The Duwamish Native Food Program is sponsored by the DUWAMISH RIVER OPPORTUNITY FUND (DROF): Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and 4Culture. The program is bi-monthly on the 2nd and 4th Sundays through July.
WHEN: Sun., April 26, 2015, 1-4pm. Doors open at noon.
WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW in Seattle
FOR QUESTIONS: Contact Linda Dombrowski, Event Coordinator, at 206.431.1582 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1437608 to RSVP.