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November 17, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
2702 Hoyt Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
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Tulalip Storyteller Lois Landgrebe

Sunday, November 17, 2019

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Tulalip tribal storyteller Lois Landgrebe will present a series of traditional Lushootseed-language stories about Orcas. The program, entitled “Honoring our Water Ancestors” will consist of three stories relating to how the local pod of Salish Sea Orcas has connected with indigenous longhouse villages from time immemorial. Landgrebe, who traces ancestry through the Snohomish, Duwamish, and Nez Perce tribes, was relinquished at birth and adopted by a white Coast Guard couple. She enrolled as an adult in the Tulalip Tribes. After learning her peoples’ history and traditions, she was hired in 1994 to teach Lushootseed, an endangered language. Landgrebe was chairwoman of the Northwest Indian Storyteller’s Association in 2017 and 2018. There will be time for questions afterwards. Come and enjoy an uplifting presentation on these amazing mammals.