October 11, 2019
In 2014, the Seattle City Council approved of a resolution that named the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day to acknowledge and honor the history and culture of our Indigenous communities. Here at Eighth Generation we're stoked about celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day 2019, so we thought we'd share some awesome events you can attend and tune in around the Seattle area. Our Pike Place Market Store will also be open on Indigenous Peoples Day! Check out the events below.
Monday, October 14 | 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Westlake Park
A rally and march will being at 9:30 starting at Westlake Center, which will end at Seattle City Hall. This will be followed by a 11:00 am Celebration at Seattle City Hall. Check out the Facebook event page here!
Monday, October 14 | 5 PM – 9 PM | Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center
All are welcome to celebrate at Daybreak Star, where there will be an evening full of speeches, Native cultural performances, and a community dinner at Daybreak Star. You can take a look at their website and Facebook event page for more details!
Sunday, October 13 | 10 AM - 5 PM | Seattle Children's Museum
Celebrate the rich history of the Native tribes of the Pacific Northwest. Meet some local Indigenous artists and enjoy themed programming all day! Indigenous peoples (no Tribal ID necessary) receive free admission for them and their immediate family!
Monday, October 14 | All Day | Tune in at 90.3 FM
Tune into KEXP on Monday, October 14th as they celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day, commemorating the importance of the history, culture, and connection to the lands that our Indigenous communities call home. Our founder Louie Gong (Nooksack), will also be interviewed at 4:30 PM.
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January 15, 2020
Oprah Winfrey stopped by St. Paul, Minnesota, for her “2020 Vision: Your Life In Focus” tour. Winfrey is joining local workout groups at each stop as part of her tour, and her latest stop was with the KwePack, an incredible running group of Native American women based on the Fond du Lac Reservation near Duluth, which was started by Inspired Natives Collaborator Sarah Agaton Howes (Anishinaabe). Watch as Sarah made her wildest dreams come true by wrapping Oprah in an Eighth Generation blanket that she designed!
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