Community members are invited to attend a ground breaking ceremony for a new community crosswalk on the corner of Boren & Howell on Sunday, September 11th at 8am. The planned crosswalk depicts a Nuu-chah-nulth story about the White Deer. The story of the White Deer shall be read and available in written form for people at the event. The crosswalk will be in honor of and in the memory of John T. Williams.
The crosswalk groundbreaking will include a cleansing ceremony, the story behind the crosswalk, and an opportunity for people to ask questions of the organizers. Light snacks and coffee will be provided.
The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, through our Neighborhood Matching Fund, awarded Seattle Indian Health Board a $25,000 grant to work with the Seattle Department of Transportation to construct the crosswalk and paint a control box.
For more information in advance of the groundbreaking please contact Susan Welsh at Seattle Indian Health Board by email SusanW@sihb.org or telephone (206) 324-9360 Ext. 2807.