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Revealing Coast Salish Cultures: Journeying by Canoe and Art

Terminal 107 Park & The Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center

Produced in collaboration with Welcome to Our Native Land


In a celebration of the Duwamish River’s First Peoples, canoe families from around the region paddled in for a welcoming canoe landing at Terminal 107 Park and cultural showcase at the Duwamish Longhouse.


Many thanks to area artists Bill James (Lummi / Duwamish), Bruce Pierre (Lummi), Kathryn Arquette (Muckleshoot / Duwamish), John Romero (Eastern Shoshone), Jerry Laktonen (Yupik / Alutiiq), Jimmy Price (Port Gamble S’Kallam), Peter Boome (Upper Skagit), Paul Che Oke Ten Wagner (Saanich, First Nations), Rick Williams (Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht Nation of British Columbia), Jimmy Price (Suquamish), Michael Halladay (Duwamish), Kathryn Arquette (Muckleshoot / Duwamish), Noelani Aure (Nooksak), and Jose Montano, who shared tribal songs, dances, storytelling, crafts, and art.


Produced by Welcome to Our Native Land ( in collaboration with


Sponsored by City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching Fund ( and

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Taken on September 12, 2015