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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

'Fox and Rooster' by Eva Abram *

Sunday, May 30 - 8:05pm

Eva Abram is a storyteller, public speaker and award-winning actress. Her storytelling grew out of an appreciation for the value of history and the desire to inform larger audiences of lesser-known American history. She takes on the voices of historical characters, taking her audiences back in time - bringing history to life. She presents… LEARN MORE

'The Wizard and the Maiden' by Eva Abram *

Friday, May 28 - 3:00pm

Eva Abram is a storyteller, public speaker and award-winning actress. Her storytelling grew out of an appreciation for the value of history and the desire to inform larger audiences of lesser-known American history. She takes on the voices of historical characters, taking her audiences back in time - bringing history to life. She presents… LEARN MORE

Blake Holdswater Shelafoe *

Blake Holdswater Shelafoe is the Duwamish Cultural Ambassador, Drummer, Singer, and Dancer: kʷədəd qʷuʔ  Visit the Duwamish Tribe's website here. LEARN MORE

Cecile Hansen *

Cecile Hansen is a descendant within the family of Chief Si 'ahl ("Chief Seattle") and has served as the elected chair of her people since 1975. During those decades the Duwamish (or in the Salish language of Lushootseed: the Dkhw'Duw'Absh) have made much progress in the ongoing efforts to nurture their arts, language, and culture. But Hansen's original… LEARN MORE

Charmaine Slaven, Crankie Showcase*

Saturday, May 29 - 1:25pm

Based in Seattle, husband & wife duo Squirrel Butter performs traditional and original music influenced by Appalachian, early country, jug band, and blues artists from the late 1800’s through 1950’s. Charlie & Charmaine are both multi-instrumentalists and active organizers within the old time music community. LEARN MORE

Circle of Indigenous People Celebration, Part 1 *

Saturday, May 29 - 12:10pm

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Circle of Indigenous People Celebration, Part 2 *

Monday, May 31 - 3:10pm

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Crankie Showcase *

Saturday, May 29 - 1:25pm

What is a crankie? It’s a long, illustrated scroll that is wound onto two spindles and loaded into a viewing box. As the scroll is cranked, it reveals a portion of the scroll which is accompanied by narration or a song. This form of storytelling dates back to the 1700s. It is now the latest storytelling trend with artists all over the world. Join… LEARN MORE

Don Meyers and Kathi Ploeger *

Saturday, May 29 - 3:30pm

Don Meyers and Kathi Ploeger are experienced teachers of Scandinavian dance. They have deep experience in learning, teaching, performing and competing in Skandia Folkdance Society in Seattle. They have also taught workshops in Vancouver BC, Portland OR, Salt Lake City UT, and London, England as well as at the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle.… LEARN MORE