Saturday, August 7th, 10am — Sunday, August 8th, 5pm

In the Spirit: Northwest Native Arts Market & Festival


The Washington State History Museum and the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at The Evergreen State College are proud to present the fifth annual “In the Spirit: Northwest Native Arts Market and Festival,” happening in the History Museum’s Outdoor Amphitheater and Plaza.
Check out some of the best Northwest carvers, printmakers, weavers, and other artisans selling exquisite artwork. Catch performances of Native singers, musicians, and dance groups from local tribes throughout the weekend. Winners of the In the Spirit “People’s Choice,” “Honoring our Ancestors,” and “Honoring Tradition” awards will be announced at the conclusion of the Festival.

SCHEDULE
Michael Vendiola, Swinomish—Master of Ceremonies for the Festival
SATURDAY
10 AM: Robert Satiacum, opening and prayer
11 AM: Squaxin Island Canoe Dancers
1PM: Henare and Tawera Tahuri, Māori dancers from New Zealand with Gene Tagaban (Tlingit)
3 PM: Alaska Kuteeyaa Dancers
SUNDAY
11 AM: Sngagim Axasniikangin (Dream Dancers)
1PM: Henare and Tawera Tahuri—Māori dancers from New Zealand with Gene Tagaban (Tlingit)
3 PM: In the Spirit: Contemporary Northwest Native Arts Exhibit award winners announced
Outdoor activities are FREE. Regular Museum admission applies to programs inside the Museum. Supported by Suquamish Foundation and KUOW.


Cost / Admission
free

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Location
Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA, 98402
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