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Tulalip cultural center celebrates anniversary with special event

Emily Delante looks over the Salish canoe display at the Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip Aug. 13. The center is celebrating its third anniversary Saturday, Aug. 16. Admission will be by donation.  - Steve Powell
Emily Delante looks over the Salish canoe display at the Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip Aug. 13. The center is celebrating its third anniversary Saturday, Aug. 16. Admission will be by donation.
— image credit: Steve Powell

TULALIP – The 3rd anniversary of the Hibulb Cultural Center will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 16, with a number of activities.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is by donation for the anniversary events. The center is located at 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip.

Jeff Hogan, Killer Whale Tales, and Lois Landgrebe of Tulalip Tribes will have a storytelling event from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Hogan combines science with storytelling to describe the journey of orcas and shares ideas for participants to be stewards of the planet.

Ceriwyn Hanney will lead a poetry series from noon to 12:30 p.m. The Rev. Patrick Twohy, S.J., will lead a lecture series from 1 to 2 p.m. Richard Muir will have a workshop on Peyote Stitch Beading from 2 to 3 p.m.

From 3 to 4 p.m., Lance Taylor will demonstrate weaving as part of the culture series.

The final event of the day is part of the film series. From 4 to 6 p.m. the Travis Holt Hamilton screening of "More than Frybread" will be shown.

Throughout the day the temporary display "Journey with our Ancestors Coast Salish Canoes" will be available for viewing.

Permanent displays at the center include a longhouse, a wall honoring military veterans, an ocean-going canoe, wooden carvings, and an interactive area explaining many parts of Native American life. There is also a gift shop.

The center offers free admission the first Thursday of each month until 8 p.m. It also offers children's reading time from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Saturdays as community members share their love of reading. Angela Carpenter will be reading Aug. 23 and Landgrebe Aug. 30.

 

 

 

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