Longhouse

Longhouse Coming Events

Longhouse Sponsored Events

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair

Friday & Saturday, December 12-13, 11am - 5pm

Longhouse Community Dinner

Saturday, November 8th at 5pm

Site Dedication Ceremony

Sunday, October 5, 2014 11:30am - 1:30pm

Traditional Dyeing Workshop with Elizabeth James Perry 

Wednesday, October 1st - Thursday, October 2nd

Longhouse Cedar Room from 10:00am - 4:00pm

Woodcarving and Mask Making

Summer 2014 course taught by Joe Tougas and Alexander Swiftwater McCarty in the Longhouse Carving Studio Pay3q'ali. The Longhouse's first credit-generating course held in the Pay3q'ali.

Maori Sculptor and Designer: Lyonel Grant

Longhouse Artist-in-Residence public presentation on Tuesday, June 24th at 6:00pm

Lyonel Grant is one of Aotearoa's preeminent sculptors. He has designed and carved extraordinary meeting houses such as Te Noho Kotahitanga marae at Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Lyonel will be co-designing, along with Johnpaul Jones, the Longhouse's new Fiber Arts studio which will pay tribute to our long-term relationships with Maori artists and arts organizations.This event was made possible by the generous support of Creative New Zealand and Toi Maori Aotearoa.

Public Presentation: Micah McCarty, Makah Artist

Makah artist, Micah McCarty, will make a presentation on the process of carving a cedar dug out canoe on Thursday, April 24th at 6pm in the Longhouse, room 1007B.

Terrain: Plateau Native Art & Poetry

April 7 - May 7 at Evergreen Gallery

Meet the Artists! Saturday, April 26th 2-4pm

Preston Singletary

Artist Trust 2013 Folk & Traditional Artist Fellowship winner

Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 6pm at the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

Northwest Heritage Program: Native American Artist Workshop

April 14, 2014 9am - 4pm at the Yakima Valley Museum

VIew collections from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian and the Yakima Valley Museum.

Wade Fernandez

March 22nd at  6:00pm in the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

Wade Fernandez is a Menominee musician who was named "Male Artist of the Year" by the Native American Music Awards in 2006!

Cornhusk Weaving Workshop with Joey Lavadour

March 7-10th at Crow's Shadow Institute in Pendleton Oregon

Native Arts Marketing Strategies for Creative Entrepreneurs

Workshops held in collaboration with Native Arts and Cultures Foundation: February 1, 2014 at Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde Portland Office, February 15, 2014 at the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center, March 1, 2014 at Museum at Warm Springs

Generations Rising

Annual Youth event sponsored by Hazel Pete Institute of Chehalis Basketry

Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 12-6pm at The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

Delbert Sm3tcoom Miller

Artist Trust 2013 Folk & Traditional Artist Fellowship winner.
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 6 pm at the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

Youth Art Workshop with Louie Gong

Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Wishram School in Wishram, WA

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair

Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, 2013

Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Presentation

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Longhouse Community Dinner

Saturday, November 9th at 5pm in the Longhouse

Free and Open to the Public!

This year we will be honoring two esteemed members of our community with the S3Lhihl Award, "Teaching by Example": Karen Reed (Puyallup and Chinook), Master Weaver, and Florentino "Tiny" Barril (Tlingit), Leader of the Alaska Kuteeyaa Dancers.

Sponsored by the generous support of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation.

September 28, 2013

Mix It Up!

Support for Artists: A Resources and Services Workshop by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)

The Evergreen State Longhouse is partnering with The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience to offer a workshop for artists at The Wing. The workshop will be led by Maria Villafranca, NYFA Senior Program Officer, to discuss strategies for sustaining your artistic practice including an overview of awards, residencies and opportunities available to individual artists in Washington State and nationwide.

August 12, 2013

Contemporary Fiber Artist Donna Campbell

Donna Campbell is a lecturer in Maori Creative Practice and will discuss her work in the field of Raranga (weaving).

July 31 and August 3, 2013

Artist in Residence: Tina Wirihana and Matekino Lawless Lecture

Christina "Tina" Hurihia Wirihana, (Ngati Maniapoto-Raukawa, Ngati Whawhakia, Ngati Pikiao) is the International Maori Artist in Residence at the Longhouse this summer. She is a contemporary artist, acclaimed in Aotearoa (New Zealand) and internationally for her weaving which incorporates a mixture of customary and contemporary practices. July 31st lecture at the Squaxin Island Museum and August 3rd lecture at the Evergreen State College Longhouse.

June 8 - August 18, 2013

"In the Spirit" Contemporary Native American Art Exhibit, Festival and Market

Location: Washinton State History Museum

Festival and Arts Market will take place on Saturday, August 17th from 10am -7pm

Three Weekend Commitment
June 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, 2013

Make Model Canoes with Alex McCarty (Makah)

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse Carving Studio

August 17, 2013

Northwest Native Arts Market & Festival

Location: Washinton State History Museum
Cost: Free Museum Admission All Day
Time: 10 am - 7 pm

Past Events

May 31 - June 1, 2013

Plateau Collection Project

Location: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane

June 1, 2013

Drum-Making Workshop with Keith Impson (Choctaw)

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse Offices
Time: 10 am - 5 pm

May 2013

Artist in Residence

Master Inupiaq carver and sculptor, Larry Ahvakana collaborated with Inupiaq artist, Sean Gallagher to build an umiaq at Evergreen's new Carving Studio "Pay3q'ali." The umiaq will be ready to participate in the Tribal Canoe Journey to Bella Bella in the summer of 2014.

May 24, 2013

Washington State History
Research Center Collection Project

Location: Washinton State History Research Center

May 11, 2013

Paddle-Making Workshop with John Smith (Skokomish)

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: 9 am - 5 pm

May 4th & 5th, 2013

3rd Annual Spring Powwow

Location: The Evergreen State College Recreation Center
Time: Saturday Grand Entry 1 pm & 7 pm, Suday Grand Entry 1 pm

April 27, 2013

Longhouse Cleansing Ceremony & Native Student Alliance Coastal Jam

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: Cleansing Ceremony at 5:30pm, Jam at 6:00pm

April 6-7, 13-14, 20-21

Bentwood Box Drum Class with David Boxley Sr.

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse Carving Studio

Three weekend committment, 9am - 4pm each day

Fee: $150

April 8, 2013

Napili Kai Foundation

Keiki Halau dance presentation

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: 11 am - 12 pm

March 2, 2013

Generations Rising

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: Friday, 12 pm - 6 pm

Friday February 8th, 2013

Longhouse Carving Studio
"Pay3q'ali" Open House

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: Friday, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Wednesday February 6th, 2013

Treaty
Sharing songs and words in support of Indigenous treaties

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: Wednesday, 4 pm - 6 pm

December 7, 8, 2012

Holiday Native Arts Fair

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: Friday, 11 am - 6 pm
Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm

November 17, 2012

Evening of Dignitaries

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: Saturday, 5 pm

October 14, 2012

Cedar Rope Necklace Workshop

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse Conference Room
Time: 12:00 pm - 5 pm

September 29, 2012

Native Student Welcome Luncheon

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: 12:30 pm

August 11, 2012

In the Spirit Festival

Location: Washington State History Museum, Tacoma
Time: 10 am to 7 pm

August 7, 2012

Pay3q’Ali Carving Studio Grand Opening

Location: TESC Longhouse
Time: 4 pm

July 29, 2012 – August 5, 2012

Paddle to Squaxin—Canoe Journeys

Location: July 29th: Olympia; July 30th – August 5th: Squaxin Island Community: Kamilche, WA
Time: TBA

June 21, 2012

In the Spirit Opening

Location: WA State History Museum, Tacoma
Time: 6 pm

June 16 & 17, 2012

Printmaking Workshop

Location: Evergreen Longhouse
Time: 10 am - 5 pm both days

May 26, 2012

Bushoowah-Ali Renaming

Location: TESC Longhouse
Time: All Day!

Coastal Jam

Location: TESC Longhouse
Time: 5 pm dinner followed by Jam Session

May 25, 2012

Longhouse Cleansing Ceremony

Location: TESC Longhouse
Time: 3 pm

May 12-13, 2012

TESC Spring Powwow Honoring Women

Location: TESC Gymnasium
Time: Saturday: Grand Entry at 1p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday: Grand Entry at 1p.m.

May 11, 2012

Janet Rogers
Victoria BC Poet Laureate

Location: TESC Longhouse
Time: 6 pm

May 3, 2012

Waziyatawin Speaks

Location: TESC Longhouse
Time: TBA

April 21, 2012

Cedar Paper Making Class

Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Time: 10 am - 5 pm

Saturday April 14, 2012

The Native Student Alliance and Punk Rock Preservation Society present: Native Punk!

Location: TESC Library
Time: TBA

April 5, 2012

Simon Sedillo presents: “Cuando Una Mujer Avanza – When a Woman Steps Forward”

Location: Squaxin Island Museum
Time: 3:30 pm

March 10, 2012

Screening of the Photo Movie "A Season in the Rain"

Time: 3:30 pm
Location: The Evergreen State College Longhouse Room 1007A

March 3, 12pm to 6 pm

Generations Rising: Native Youth Art Annual Event

Time: 12 pm - 6 pm
Place: The Evergreen State College Longhouse
For more info: call (360) 867-6718 or email Longhouse
Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

February 25-26, 2012

Paddle-Making Workshop 

Location: Squaxin Island Musuem, Library and Research Center
Time: 10am - 5pm
To Register: call (360) 867-5344

February 25-26, 2012

Padding–Making Workshop

Time: 10am - 5pm
Location: Squaxin Island Musuem, Library and Research Center
To Register: call (360) 867-5344 

February 11/12, 2012 (Make Bentwood Red Corner Boxes)
February 18/19, 2012 (Make Etched Pendants)

2012 Tribal Canoe Journey Workshops

Time: 10am – 5pm 
Location: Studio of Andrea Wilbur–Sigo and Steve Sigo in Shelton, WA
To Register: call (360) 867-5344 or email Tina Kuckkahn-Miller

February 11/12, 2012 (Make Bentwood Red Corner Boxes)
February 18/19, 2012 (Make Etched Pendants)

2012 Tribal Canoe Journey Workshops

Location: Studio of Andrea Wilbur–Sigo and Steve Sigo in Shelton, WA
Time: 10am – 5pm
To Register: call (360) 867-5344 or email Tina Kuckkahn-Miller

February 4, 2012 – 1:30 pm

Book Lecture: Walter Echo-Hawk

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

February 3, 2012 1:00 pm 

Carving Studio Ground Breaking Ceremony

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

December 9, 2011, 11 am - 5 pm
December 10, 2011, 10 am - 5 pm 

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

December 7th - January 18th,  2011 

Cultural Connections art Exhibition 

Evergreen Gallery

November 12 – 13, 2011, 10 am - 6 pm 

Screen Printing with Peter Boome

The Evergreen State College Print Studio

August 6, 2011, 10 am - 7 pm 

In the Spirit Northwest Native Arts Festival

Washington State History Museum

June 25, 2011 from 1-5 pm

Walking in Two Worlds

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center 

June 16 - August 28, 2011

In the Spirit Exhibition

Washington State History Museum

May 21, 2011 9 am - 10 pm

s3hLihL "To Teach by example"

A Salish Gathering at The Evergreen State College Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
Made possible by a grant from the Tulalip Tribes
s3hLihL Registration Form (PDF)

May 7 and May 6

Pow Wow and Coastal Jam

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

April 22, 2011 - 1 pm 

Cleansing Ceremony

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
See Enlarged Flyer

April 9, 2011 - 6 pm 

Water is Sacred

A message from a First Nations Grandmother 
Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

March 19-20 & March 26-27 

Paddle-Making Workshop with John Smith

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

12-6 pm Saturday, March 5, 2011 

Generations Rising

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

11-6 pm Friday, December 10
10-5 pm Saturday, December 11 

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

1-3 pm, Saturday, November 20, 2010

Miniature Drum and Quilled Earrings Workshop

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

11:30 am to 1 pm, Wednesday, November 17, 2010 

Ritual of Encounter DVD and presentation by Gene Tagaban

Lecture Hall 1
The Evergreen State College

7-10 pm Saturday, November 13, 2010 

Drum and Dance Workshop

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

10 - 5 pm Saturday, August 7, 2010
Noon - 5 pm Sunday, August 8, 2010 

In the Spirit NW Native Arts Festival

Washington State History Museum, Tacoma WA

12 - 1 pm, August 4, 2010

The Ritual of Encounter: A Collaborative Cultural Presentation

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
Event Information (PDF)

5 pm, June 17, 2010  

In the Spirit Exhibition Opening

Washington State History Museum, Tacoma WA

12 pm - 4 pm, May 22, 2010  

Anishinaabe Mino Bimaadiziwin (Good Native Way of Life)

Meet at the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

3 pm - 5 pm, May 24, 2010  

Glimpses of the Past: a Weaver's Perspective

Meet at the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

12 pm - 4 pm, May 22, 2010  

Anishinaabe Mino Bimaadiziwin (Good Native Way of Life)

Meet at the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

10- 5 pm, March 13-14 2010  

Canoe Paddle Workshop

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

4-5 pm Monday, March 22 2010  

Lecture: A Lawyer in Indian Country

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

February 17-18 2010  

Pathways for Native Students: A Conference on Issues and Model Programs in WA Colleges and Universities

Doubletree SeaTac Hotel
www.evergreen.edu/nativeprograms/conferences/pathways

12 - 6 pm Saturday, March 6  

Generations Rising

10 - 5 pm Friday, December 11
11 - 6 pm Saturday, December 12  

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair

November 12, 2009

Joe Feddersen, Pattern Recognition

Exhibition Opening Reception
Evergreen Library, 2nd floor, Rm 2204
5 - 7 pm

October 17, 2009  

Longhouse Grand Re-Opening

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
1 pm
Longhouse Re-opening Slideshow Here...

August 8 – 9, 2009  

In the Spirit Northwest Native Arts Festival

Washington State History Museum
10-5 Saturday the 8th
12-5 Sunday the 9th

May 11, 2009

Mo'olelo (Hawaiian Storytelling) Workshop and Presentation

Seminar II E1107
4 - 6 pm

May 2, 2009  

Indigenous Grandmothers

Welcome Ceremony and Presentations
Library Lobby (2nd floor)
1 - 5 pm

February 22, 2009  

Northwest Story Tellers

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
1 - 6 pm
Flyer (PDF)

December 5, 2008  

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
10 am - 5 pm
Flyer (PDF)

October 11, 2008  

Longhouse Community Dinner

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
6-10 pm

September 13, 2008  

Tsimshian Fourth Generation Dancers Performance

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
2 p.m.

August 8, 2008  

Reception for Dennis Banks

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
2-4 pm

June 28 - 29, 2008  

In the Spirit Northwest Native Arts Festival

Washington State History Museum
Saturday: 10-5 pm
Sunday: 12-5 pm

June 19 - July 20, 2008 

In the Spirit Juried Native Art Exhibition

Washington State History Museum

June 14, 2008

Super Saturday Native Arts Fair

10 am - 6 pm

March 1, 2008  

"Generations Rising" Native youth art workshops and dinner

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
11 am - 6 pm

December 8, 2007  

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
12 pm - 5 pm

December 7, 2007  

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair

Campus Activities Building (CAB)
11 am - 4 pm

November 3, 2007  

Native Arts Marketing Service

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
10:00 am to 5 pm

October 27/28, 2007

3rd Gathering of Northwest Native Woodcarvers

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
News Release & Information
Registration information coming soon

October 27, 2007

Longhouse Community Dinner

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
6-10 pm