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A Community-Driven Cleanup: Restoring the Duwamish River

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What does it mean when the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition / Technical Advisory Group (DRCC/TAG) says that our work is driven and guided by community?  This Urban Waters Learning Network blog post delves into community prioritization, leveraging funds for projects, and more.

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Free Trees at Carleton Grocery – Georgetown

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Duwamish Tree Canopy Project: Georgetown and South Park residents can learn about the value of trees for our communities. Residents and businesses can pick up free yard tree(s) and learn to plant and care for our urban tree canopy! The Duwamish Canopy Enhancement Program will have over 30 trees on display at the Carleton Grocery… Read more.

Duwamish Native Foods – Now and Then – Traditional Medicine

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Free program sharing the cultural & food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Doors open 12pm. Guest Speaker, Paul Eubanks, premiers the video: Vi Hilbert (1918-2008) Indian Medicine from a Strong Mind 1pm. Cultural Program 2pm. Shared Meal 3-4pm: Split Pea Soup & Fry Bread. More info at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1373643 The Duwamish Native Food Program is… Read more.

Duwamish Native Foods – Now & Then – Salmon Soup and Berry Cobbler

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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.  RSVP at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1273292 Two of today’s recognized super foods– salmon & berries–were basic Duwamish dietary staples.  Before metal pots were introduced, the Duwamish made soups in a tightly woven basket.  The… Read more.

Give your Sweetheart a Tree and Watch your LOVE Grow!

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The Duwamish Tree Canopy Enhancement Program (also known as: Trees! Trees! Trees!) is finding lovely homes for lovely trees in South Park and Georgetown. We will have a pop-up Free Tree Love tree giveaway booth at the Georgetown Trailer Park Mall Free trees are available to Georgetown and South Park residents and businesses.** Come check… Read more.

Duwamish Native Foods – Now & Then

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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.