Daily Archives: February 26, 2013

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Colleen Jollie visit with us on Make No Bones About It, March 17th, 2013, 4pm

Colleen Jollie visit with us on Make No Bones About It, March 17th, 2013, 4pm

Colleen Jollie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Native American Studies and a Master’s degree in Public Administration, both from The Evergreen State College. She is a descendant of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Tribe. Ms. Jollie worked to create the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at Evergreen; she helped found the Potlatch Fund and the Northwest Native American Basketweavers Association. Whether creating a new building or an organization, Colleen gathers people together to bring out ideas and create new realities. She describes this as “getting everyone into one canoe and pulling together toward a common destination.” She was deputy director at the Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs and the Tribal Liaison at the Washington State Department of Transportation.

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Sla Hal gathering& history with Marvin Kempf and Mark Johns-Colson. March 10th, 2013 at 4pm

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Sla-hal is tied to the people of this area, pre-Clovis, since time immemorial. The finding of the sla-hal bones with the mastodon bring the past to the present, justifying the oral tradition of the people of the Pacific Northwest. Sla-hal began as a game between the animals and the humans.

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