The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center will be the host for a free program sharing the cultural and food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe.Â The doors will open at 12pm with cultural program at 1pm and shared meal at 3pm.Â This Sunday will include a guest speaker focused on Native Beach Plants. There is… Read more.
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Free program sharing the cultural & food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Doors open 12pm. Cultural Program 1-3pm. Shared Meal 3-4pm. All invited. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1233229 What do you do when the U.S. Government asks you to move and promises to provide food & shelter, etc., but only provides a cup of flour & fat? You… Read more.
If the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency isn’t going to ensure Seattle’s Duwamish River is clean enough for needy residents to fish there for their dinner, the agency needs to ensure those people get fish some other way â€“ even if that means supplying seafood through food banks. Or building clean urban fishing ponds. Or giving people shares in a seafood cooperative akin to a community-supported-agriculture operation.
That’s one thrust of a new report by health advocates commenting on the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for the heavily polluted Duwamish….
The ancestors had had enough. For millennia, the Duwamish River had been their link to resources, neighboring villages and relatives across what is now known as Puget Sound in the state of Washington. But now, it would take only 100 years to turn the lower river into a Superfund site.
Seattle’s Child. In her unique positive and descriptive writing style, BJ Cummings writes about different places and ways in which Seattle’s families can enjoy one of Seattle’s hidden treasures: the Duwamish River.
read more on on theÂ An Urban Superfund Site, An Urban River and the South Park CommunityÂ article
Some one hundred years ago, our forefathersÂ contouredÂ the landscape of this area and reshaped it make it more usable for industry, under the impression they were doing something Â positive. One plan was to straighten the Duwamish River and modify it so that it would be friendlier to shipping and commerce. Man now had the power and the machines to master his environment and mold its landscape to his needs, so why not?