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Mourning Dove Symposium and Celebration
Honoring the life and work of Mourning Dove, the pen name of Christine Quintasket (1888-1936), author of Cogewea, the Half-Blood, Coyote Stories and Mourning Dove: A Salishan Biography.
Okanogan and Omak Long House
FREE with pre-registration
To register, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/7HSQ5T9
Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Anyone wishing to register a group of five or more people should contact Peter Donahue, 509.341.4619.
Due to high demand, registration for the Thursday program is closed. Registration for the Friday program at the Omak Longhouse is still open.
Artwork by Smoker Marchand
"Everything on this Earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a message. This is the Indian theory of existence." ~Mourning Dove
Panel Discussions with Scholars, Historians, Writers and Tribal Leaders
Keynote Speaker: Jeannette Armstrong - Poet, Activist and Educator
Screening of The Cherokee Word for Water
Appearance by actress Kimberly Norris Guerrero
Schedule of Events
For a copy of the Mourning Dove Program (PDF),
. please click here For more information, contact Livia Millard, 509.422.7814, or Peter Donahue, 509.422.7840.
The community is invited to attend the showing of The Cherokee Word for Water at the Omak Cinema on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. This event is free. No registration required.
Okanogan County PUD 1331 2nd Avenue N., Okanogan, WA 98840 Link to Google Map
Omak Cinema 108 N. Main St., Omak, WA 98841 Link to Google Map
Omak Longhouse at the end of Mission Road, Omak, WA 98841 Link to Google Map
Sponsored by: Wenatchee Valley College at Omak, the Colville Confederated Tribes, the WVC at Omak Foundation, the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, Humanities Washington, Okanogan Family Faire, Associated Students of WVC at Omak, WVC at Omak Red Road Association and the Okanogan Historical Society.