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Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center hosts free Duwamish Native Food Program this Sunday

Duwamish Longhouse Join The Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center for a free program sharing the cultural and food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. The event is this Sunday, June 28 from 12 to 4 p.m.

The topic is native beach plants. There is an old native saying “When the tide is out, the table is set.” In addition to shellfish and waterfowl, there are many useful plants including kelps, sea lettuce, and eel grass.

The guest speaker is Pamela Bond-Coello of the Snohomish Tribe. Pam is an active Edmonds Community College Alumni. She is a contributor to the development of the Cultural Kitchen, an active learning space in the Campus Community Farm designed to highlight the connection between people and food. She also helped the LEAF School create the Ethnobotanical Garden called “Stloja Ali” or “Place of Medicine” at Gold Park.

The Duwamish Native Food Program is sponsored by the DUWAMISH RIVER OPPORTUNITY FUND (DROF): Seattle Department of Neighborhoods & 4Culture. This program will continue into the 2nd & 4th Sundays in July.

WHEN: June 28, 2015. Doors open at Noon. Program starts at 1pm. Enjoy Art Gallery & Exhibits & Waterfront Park beforehand. A shared meal begins at 3 p.m.

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106, 206-431-1582,