Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018 - 2:55pm

Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:00pm

Location: AW-204

Title: Huxley Speaker Series 3/8/18: CANCELED, Salish Sea Speaker


Due to losses in the Lummi community the Salish Sea Speaker event for Winter Quarter has been respectfullly canceled.

We hope to reschedule this talk in the Spring.




Salish Sea Speaker - Winter 2018 

Lummi Nation Hereditary Chief Tsi’li’xw (Bill James) and Su'hun'up Hussmeen (Troy Olsen)

Chief Tsi’li’xw (Bill James) - photo by Matika Wilbur

Su'hun'up Hussmeen (Troy Olsen) - photo by Hannah Gabrielson

Lummi Nation Hereditary Chief Tsi’li’xw (Bill James) and Su'hun'up Hussmeen (Troy Olsen) of Lummi Nation will be this quarter's Salish Sea Speakers on March 8th. They will speak about the Salish Sea through the lens of weaving – discussing the importance of cedar and wool in Coast Salish weavings and traditional Reef Net fishing. Both Chief Tsi’li’xw and Su'hun'up Hussmeen are master weavers. 

See related article in the December issue of Huxley College's The Planet magazine.


This talk will also be presented at the Northwest Indian College earlier on the same day (12-2:00 in the Log Building (7a), with lunch provided) and is in recognition of Billy Frank Jr. Day (March 9th).


The Salish Sea Speaker is a joint production between the Northwest Indian College and Huxley College of the Environment.
This talk is co-sponsored by WWU's Native American Student Union and Justice Speaks.


The Huxley Speaker Series is hosted by Huxley College of the Environment, at Western Washington University.

The Series is free and open to the public. Presentations are held each Thursday at 4:00 in the Academic Center West (AW-204) on the WWU campus in Bellingham, WA.

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