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November 2019

Candace Wellman at the Whatcom County Historical Society

November 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Whatcom County Historical Society, 1308 E Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

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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December 2019

Washington State University Press 28th Annual Holiday Book Fair

December 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Terrell Library Atrium, PO Box 645610, Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-5610
WSU Press Holiday Bookfair poster

Washington State University Press will host its 28th annual holiday book fair on Thursday, December 5, from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., in the Terrell Library Atrium on the Pullman campus. The fair highlights books published throughout the year and is open to everyone. Festivities include steep discounts of 20-50% on all titles, drawings for free books, and complimentary refreshments. The fair will feature new titles on a variety of subjects—Washington State University presidents; environmental issues in the American West; Joni Earl…

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January 2020

Interested in Minidoka? Here’s a list of upcoming events.

January 25 - March 30
Photograph of two small Japanese children

January 25 , 2020  "Righting a Wrong" Smithsonian exhibit on Japanese incarcerations opens at Idaho State Museum (runs through April 5)   February 5, 2020 Civil liberties symposium in Ketchum, Idaho   February 6, 2020 Civil liberties symposium in Boise at City Hall   February 13, 2020 Photographer Teresa Tamura will speak at BSU Student Union building; she has a month-long photo exhibit   February 17, 2020 Day of Remembrance at Idaho Statehouse    February 19,  2020  Screening of "Minidoka: An…

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February 2020

Betty Sims at Rediscovered Books in Boise

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rediscovered Books, 180 North 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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photo of Japanese American girl waiting with baggage

Join Betty Sims for the book launch of An Eye for Injustice: Robert C. Sims and Minidoka. Boise State University (BSU) professor Dr. Robert C. Sims taught 20th Century United States History and American Ethnic Studies for three decades. He kept the above photo of Yuki Okinaga awaiting the train that would carry her away from home to Manzanar at his desk until his death in 2015. (National Archives and Records Administration). Soon after he arrived at BSU, Sims met…

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Betty Sims at Rediscovered Books in Caldwell

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rediscovered Books Caldwell, 802 Arthur
Caldwell, Idaho 83605 United States
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photo of Japanese American girl waiting with baggage

Join Betty Sims for the book launch of An Eye for Injustice: Robert C. Sims and Minidoka. Boise State University (BSU) professor Dr. Robert C. Sims taught 20th Century United States History and American Ethnic Studies for three decades. He kept the above photo of Yuki Okinaga awaiting the train that would carry her away from home to Manzanar at his desk until his death in 2015. (National Archives and Records Administration). Soon after he arrived at BSU, Sims met Merle…

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Bob Wodnik with Joni Earl at Town Hall Seattle

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave (West Entrance)
Seattle, WA 98101
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$5.00
Photo of Sound Transit light rail trains

Bob Wodnik Joni Earl and Ahmad Fazel (photo courtesy of Sound Transit)   Bob Wodnik, the author of Back on Track: Sound Transit’s Fight to Save Light Rail, and former Sound Transit CEO Joni Earl will offer an inside look at Sound Transit’s fight for survival and how she was able to pull the organization from the brink of closure. With light rail estimates well beyond the voter-approved total, a fledgling Sound Transit faced angry opposition and teetered near collapse—until…

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April 2020

Jeff Antonelis-Lapp Book Launch – POSTPONED

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Buckley Hall, 127 North River Road
Buckley, WA 98321
Tahoma and Its People cover

Meet the author of Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park A passionate science educator presents a natural and environmental history of Mount Rainier National Park and the surrounding region. Jeff Antonelis-Lapp explores geologic processes, plant and animal communities, weather and climate influences, and what linked the iconic mountain with the people who traveled to it. He intersperses his own direct observation and study of organisms, as well as personal interactions with other experts. Topics…

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May 2020

Postponed – Jeff Antonelis-Lapp at The Evergreen State College – New date coming for Fall 2020

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Lord Mansion, 211 21st Avenue SW
Olympia, Washington 98501
Jeff Antonelis-Lapp in ball cap and sunglasses on a sunny hike

Meet the author of Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, Evergreen emeritus faculty member and author, will share insights on the unique natural and environmental history of Mount Rainier, drawn from his recent book, Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park. Free and open to the public, the lecture will take place at the historic Lord Mansion, in the South Capitol neighborhood, whose stewardship was transferred by…

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Postponed – Jeff Antonelis-Lapp at Browsers Books – New date coming soon

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Browsers Bookshop, 107 Capitol Way N
Olympia, WA 98501
Jeff Antonelis-Lapp in ball cap and sunglasses on a sunny hike

Meet the author of Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, Evergreen emeritus faculty member and author, will share insights on the unique natural and environmental history of Mount Rainier, drawn from his recent book, Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park. A passionate science educator presents a natural and environmental history of Mount Rainier National Park and the surrounding region. Jeff Antonelis-Lapp explores geologic processes, plant and…

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Jeff Antonelis-Lapp at The Evergreen State College – Public Zoom presentation

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Evergreen State College Sem 2 C 1105, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA 98505
Jeff Antonelis-Lapp in ball cap and sunglasses on a sunny hike

Meet the author of Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park A passionate science educator presents a natural and environmental history of Mount Rainier National Park and the surrounding region. Jeff Antonelis-Lapp explores geologic processes, plant and animal communities, weather and climate influences, and what linked the iconic mountain with the people who traveled to it. He intersperses his own direct observation and study of organisms, as well as personal interactions with other experts. Topics…

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