Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Indigenous Peoples’ Day
October 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SCM celebrates the cultures and contributions of Indigenous Peoples, October 13th
Join us as we explore indigenous Coast Salish cultures through stories, music, dance and art!
1:00pm with local Duwamish storyteller, dancer and artist, Blake Shelafoe.
2:30pm with Tulalip storyteller, carver and multi-media artist Ty Juvinile
Accompanying activities: We’re excited to share programming grounded in the artistic traditions of Coast Salish tribes; explore the distinctive use of positive and negative space, and how art can help tell a story.