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September 2017

Candace Wellman author talk at Orcas Island Historical Museum

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orcas Island Historical Museum, 181 North Beach Road
Eastsound, WA 98245 United States
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Come meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women she profiles left a lasting legacy in their Puget Sound communities.

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Candace Wellman at the San Juan Island Library

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Juan Island Library, 1010 Guard St
Friday Harbor, WA 98250 United States
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Come meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women she profiles left a lasting legacy in their Puget Sound communities.

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Rodney Frey at Rediscovered Books

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rediscovered Books, 180 North 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Meet Rodney Frey, University of Idaho professor and author of Carry Forth the Stories: An Ethnographer’s Journey into Native Oral Traditions. Intertwining his own as well as stories from interviews, oral histories, and elders, the seasoned anthropologist/ethnographer offers personal and professional insights into the power and value of storytelling. A model for engaging with indigenous peoples, his work addresses permissions and cultural property rights, tribal review, “giving back,” and more.

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October 2017

“Spirit in the Rock” contributors at Seattle Public Library

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-1109 United States
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Meet contributors to Spirit in the Rock, which tells the story of the fierce, bloody, and unjust 1873 Modoc War. The riveting narrative captures the conflict’s dramatic battles, betrayals, and devastating end. It also delves into underlying causes and secret schemes by the Applegate family and others to seize Modoc ancestral territory along what is now the California-Oregon border. The book's setting includes Klamath County. The event will be held in the Central Library's Microsoft Auditorium on level one. Parking…

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Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Conference

October 8 - October 10
Red Lion Hotel on the River, 909 N Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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Stop by our table! We'd love to see you!

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WSU Press at the Pacific Northwest History Conference

October 12 - October 14
Red Lion Spokane at the Park, West 303 North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201 United States
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The 66th Pacific Northwest History Conference: “Hidden Histories, Diverse Publics" Stop by our table! The Pacific Northwest History Conference is a forum for exchange among historians, scholars from other disciplines,museum professionals, educators, archivists, historic preservationists, graduate students, history enthusiasts, and community activists. Proposals from all quarters are strongly encouraged. The conference is an opportunity to share your work and passion with a community of people with similar interests. We encourage presentations in alternative formats including digital presentations. Proposals are encouraged for all eras…

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“Spirit in the Rock” presentation at Klamath County Historical Museum

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97601 United States
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Meet contributors to Spirit in the Rock, which tells the story of the fierce, bloody, and unjust 1873 Modoc War. The riveting narrative captures the conflict’s dramatic battles, betrayals, and devastating end. It also delves into underlying causes and secret schemes by the Applegate family and others to seize Modoc ancestral territory along what is now the California-Oregon border. The book's setting includes Klamath County.

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November 2017

Candace Wellman at the Cowlitz County Historical Museum

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cowlitz County Historical Museum, 405 Allen Street
Kelso, Washington 98626
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Come meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women she profiles left a lasting legacy in their Puget Sound communities.

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Janet Collins and Candace Wellman at Auntie’s Books

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Auntie’s Books, 402 W Main
Spokane, WA 99201
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Come meet Janet Collins, author of On the Arctic Frontier: Ernest Leffingwell's Polar Explorations and Legacy, In 1906, Leffingwell helped determine the edge of the Arctic's continental shelf. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, he pioneered research in ground ice, observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast. Also meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women…

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