Schools Participate in Native American Culture Fair

Schools Participate in Native American Culture Fair
Posted on 03/15/2016

Port Angeles, Wash. - ʔaʔk̓ʷustəƞáwt̓xʷ, the House of Learning Longhouse at Peninsula College, and its many partners invite the community to its campus on Friday, March 18, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, for the 2nd Annual Native American Culture Fair. Peninsula College is located at 1502 East Lauridsen Boulevard.  The event will be held in the Pirate Union Building (PUB).

Students from local schools – Port Angeles High School, Lincoln High School, Stevens Middle School, Neah Bay and Forks Schools, Quileute Tribal School – will offer a unique opportunity to learn about tribal culture, history, languages, and a variety of other subjects.

The program will include a Welcome with a Tribal Flag Presentation recognizing six local tribes: Hoh, Quileute, Makah, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Jamestown S’Klallam and Lower Elwha Klallam.

Participants will be able to rotate through the culture fair to hear directly from student groups and individuals. The morning promises to be a rich exploration of culture, education and sharing focused on elevating youth voices.

The Culture Fair will be followed by college experience activities for youth on campus.

For more information, contact Leora Gansworth at 360.417.6345 or kgansworth@pencol.edu.