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January 2021

Premiere of Special Birds of Mount Rainier (via Zoom, open to the public)

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jeff Antonelis-Lapp in ball cap and sunglasses on a sunny hike

Learn about Mount Rainier's special birds with the author of Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park Sponsored by the Pilchuck Audubon Society Chapter 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…

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Panel on “Challenging Exclusion and Segregation in the Mid-Columbia Region” (via Zoom)

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A panel featuring Robert Bauman, Robert Franklin, and Laura Arata will explore the racial segregation and resistance to discrimination in the Mid-Columbia region. The panel coincides with the publication of Bauman and Franklin’s new book Echoes of Exclusion and Resistance: Voices from the Hanford Region, published by the WSU Press. Hosted by the WSU Tri Cities College of Arts and Sciences. Registration is required to attend. Registrants will obtain the Zoom link through registration. Register at: bit.ly/3r2VKBB ABOUT THE SPEAKERS…

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February 2021

New Perspectives from David Nicandri on Captain Cook and the Lewis and Clark Expedition

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

DATES, TIMES, WHERE TO WATCH: Direct link to Thursday, February 11, 2021, 7 PM EST, 4 PM PST Direct link to Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 10 PM EST, 7 PM PST Or, join us on the WSU Press YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIaaQ895LjckK41nt7MmIzA ABOUT PRESENTER DAVID L. NICANDRI David L. Nicandri has been studying and writing about Captain Cook and the Lewis and Clark expedition for nearly two decades. The former director of the Washington State Historical Society, Nicandri is an…

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New Perspectives on Captain Cook and the Lewis and Clark Expedition

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

DATES, TIMES, WHERE TO WATCH: Direct link to Thursday, February 11, 2021, 7 PM EST, 4 PM PST Direct link to Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 10 PM EST, 7 PM PST Or, join us on the WSU Press YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIaaQ895LjckK41nt7MmIzA ABOUT PRESENTER DAVID L. NICANDRI David L. Nicandri has been studying and writing about Captain Cook and the Lewis and Clark expedition for nearly two decades. The former director of the Washington State Historical Society, Nicandri is an…

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April 2021

TAHOMA’S BIGGEST STORIES. See the registration link below.

April 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Jeff Antonelis-Lapp in ball cap and sunglasses on a sunny hike

With the author of Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park Part of the Huxley College Spring Quarter Speaker Series. Follow the link to register: https://huxley.wwu.edu/speaker-series/antonelis-lapp.   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…

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Brandon Schrand and Mary Clearman Blew BookPeople of Moscow Zoom Presentation

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Psychiana leader Frank Robisnon on stage speaking before a large audience

Did you know the man who once was Latah County's largest private employer was a brilliant conman? Learn the fascinating and shocking story behind Frank Bruce Robinson and his self-help religion, Psychiana, at this free virtual event with author Brandon Schrand and BookPeople of Moscow! Local author Mary Blew will also present her new book about trauma and landscape in Montana. All are welcome to this virtual celebration, reading, and Q&A with signed copies of the book available for purchase…

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Earth Day Zoom Event with the American Society for Environmental History

April 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Jeff Antonelis-Lapp in ball cap and sunglasses on a sunny hike

A joint book talk with the author of Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park Part of the American Society for Environmental History Earth Day Week Extravaganza! Zoom link to the panel: https://unco.zoom.us/j/95981082221   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. His portion will…

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June 2021

Nez Perce National Historical Park Lecture & Book Signing Event with Dr. Trevor Bond

June 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Nez Perce National Historical Park, 39063 US Hwy 95
Lapwai, ID 83540-9715
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All are welcome to come hear Dr. Trevor Bond, author of Coming Home to Nez Perce Country, as he and the other panelists—Lynn Pinkham, Kevin Peters, Josiah Pinkham, and Bob Chenoweth—discuss the fascinating story of Nez Perce artifacts originally collected by missionary Henry Spalding. A book signing will follow the lecture. Links to videos of previous events in the series: June 5, 2021- Spalding-Allen Collection Presentation by Nakia Williamson (video) June 3, 2021- Soft Opening of the Collection (video) May…

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September 2021

TAHOMA’S BIGGEST STORIES

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Everett Library graphic for 9/30/2021 event with Jeff Antonelis-Lapp

A Free Online Event with the author of Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park Part of the Writers Live series at the Everett Public Library   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. In his book, the passionate science educator presents a natural and…

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October 2021

In Their Footsteps: Captain Cook, Lewis & Clark, and the Evolution of the Northwest Passage, a virtual Facebook presentation

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Painting of Lewis & Clark Expedition members

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park’s next virtual “In Their Footsteps” talk is “Captain Cook, Lewis & Clark, and the Evolution of the Northwest Passage” by David L. Nicandri. This will be on https://www.facebook.com/LewisandClarkNationalHistoricalPark Sunday, October 17, at 1:00 p.m. In this presentation, Dave Nicandri will discuss and illustrate how the Northwest Passage was not a single geographic concept, but actually a series of them.  The failure of historians to make this distinction has led to serious misunderstandings about several expeditions, especially Captain…

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