Longhouse Celebrates Grand Reopening October 17

Event Dates: October 17, 2009 1:00 PM

The pubic is invited to celebrate with dance, music and art at the grand reopening of the newly expanded Evergreen Longhouse. Events will take place

Saturday, October 17, 2009 starting at 1 pm.

Where: “House of Welcome,” Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA, 98505

Schedule:

1:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony

1:30 p.m. - Open House (light food and refreshments served)

2:00 p.m. - Program (including acknowledgments, dedication of new Longhouse art, dance performances, potlatch (giveaway). The celebration will feature: Twana Seowin Society (Skokomish), Hottowe Family Dancers (Makah), Quinault Indian Nation Dancers, Kuteeya Alaska Native Dance Group and Siy?y? (Squaxin Island) as well as dedication of new art installations by John Goodwin “Nytom” (Makah) and Andrea Wilbur-Sigo (Squaxin Island) and Steve Sigo (Squaxin Island)

Acknowledgements:

Special thanks to: the Ford Foundation, The Evergreen State College Foundation, the Lucky Eagle Casino and ARAMARK.

To participate:

RSVP by 10/12/09 to 360.867.5344 or email.
More information is available here: http://www.evergreen.edu/longhouse/

Contact

Jason Wettstein Media & Community Relations Manager
The Evergreen State College
(360) 867-5213
wettstej@evergreen.edu