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March 2019

Jean Godden at Folio

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike Street #307
Seattle, WA 98101
$10
Jean Godden standing with arms crossed in front of birch trees

Come and meet Seattle reporter, editor, columnist, and city councilmember Jean Godden, who witnessed historic events, watched Seattle evolve into a civic and national affairs leader, met city and state movers and shakers, and became a local celebrity herself. In her new book, Citizen Jean, the consummate observer recounts—as only she can—the World’s Fair that got Seattle noticed, the citizen-led battle against freeways, the fight to keep Pike Place Market away from New York investors, the World Trade Organization protests, and more.…

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April 2019

Candace Wellman, Heritage Resources Distinguished Speaker at Western Washington University

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Western Washington University Libraries, Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor)
Bellingham, WA
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Candace Wellman will present "Inside the Archives: Exploring Whatcom County's 19th Century Cross-Cultural Marriages." She will discuss her research process and subsequent discoveries. The talk is free and open to the public. While helping researchers at the Washington State Archives, Candace Wellman discovered that 80-90 percent of all marriages in Whatcom County’s early decades were cross-cultural. The husbands included nearly every community founder and official, yet history authors mentioned only white women as founding mothers. She became determined to illuminate the…

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Candace Wellman at Village Books in Lynden (Waples Room)

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Village Books – Lynden, 430 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264 United States
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Candace Wellman will be the featured local author for Indie Bookstore Day at Village Books in Lynden (Waples Room). She is the author of "Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast Through Cross-Cultural Marriages" and "Interwoven Lives: Indigenous Mothers of Salish Coast Communities." While helping researchers at the Washington State Archives, Wellman discovered that 80-90 percent of all marriages in Whatcom County’s early decades were cross-cultural. The husbands included nearly every community founder and official, yet history authors mentioned only white women…

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May 2019

Candace Wellman at Seaport Books

May 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Seaport Books, 106 First Street
La Conner, 98257
Photo of Candace Wellman seated in front of a window

Meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast Through Cross-Cultural Marriages and Interwoven Lives: Indigenous Mothers of Salish Coast Communities. While helping researchers at the Washington State Archives, Wellman discovered that 80-90 percent of all marriages in Whatcom County’s early decades were cross-cultural. The husbands included nearly every community founder and official, yet history authors mentioned only white women as founding mothers. She became determined to illuminate the hidden history surrounding these relationships. Over twenty plus years, and working with…

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Candace Wellman at Village Books in Fairhaven

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Village Books – Fairhaven, 1200 11th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
Photo of Candace Wellman seated in front of a window

Meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast Through Cross-Cultural Marriages and Interwoven Lives: Indigenous Mothers of Salish Coast Communities. While helping researchers at the Washington State Archives, Wellman discovered that 80-90 percent of all marriages in Whatcom County’s early decades were cross-cultural. The husbands included nearly every community founder and official, yet history authors mentioned only white women as founding mothers. She became determined to illuminate the hidden history surrounding these relationships. Over twenty plus years, and working…

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