ETHNIC CULTURAL HERITAGE ONLINE EXCHANGE

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Native American/First Nations
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Living in a traditional life, in a contemporary culture.
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Multicultural
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queer, mixed, 1st gen American filmmaker/artist/activist/writer/mama who believes in the power of story
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Middle East
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Seattle, WA
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Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, African American/Black, Jewish, Multicultural, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
Living Voices is a nationally touring educational theatre bringing life to history through the power of live theatre, video, and personal discussion
Community Focus
South Asia, Multicultural
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Born in India, Greg has a deep respect for other cultures and uses photography as way to humanize and connect people. Having worked on behalf of indigents as a public defender for most of his life, he now uses photography to address issues of social justice and diversity.
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Sub-Saharan Africa, African American/Black, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
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Seattle, WA
We, the Sundiata African American Cultural Association produce a cultural festival yearly. We have come to know that Festival Sundiata is a breath of fresh air when it comes to racial relations and cultural competency. We are a volunteer group of folks that plan all year and give our best effort to celebrate and introduce the culture of people of African decent to the people in the Northwest. Each one of our festivals are free of charge to attend, you won’t find a better deal anywhere in the Northwest. Make sure to buy a t-shirt or poster to remind you of this great festival.

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Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, Central Africa, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Latin America, North America, South America
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Seattle, WA
Teaching kids to code and build robots through an intersection of anti-racist and anti-sexist curriculum.
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African American/Black, Multicultural
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JW Harrington is a painter, social-science professor, and trained baritone, living, working and painting in Tacoma, Washington.
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African American/Black
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Seattle, WA
BlackPast.org, an online reference center makes available a wealth of materials on African American history in one central location on the Internet. Blackpast is made possible by the content contributions of over 800 volunteers from six continents who give of their time and energy to bring this information to a global audience. Click on the images to read their stories or find them in the yellow tabs below in the three main categories: Academic, Independent, and Student. We need more volunteer content contributors.
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African American/Black, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery is a space devoted to education, social justice, and experimentation that honors the legacy of one of the 20th century’s greatest artists, Jacob Lawrence.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) is housed in the historic Colman School building (built in 1909) which overlooks a beautiful, sprawling green park, named after rock legend, Jimi Hendrix, in the heart of Seattle’s Central District. See ongoing virtual series: Historians on Hope. Each week, NAAM features words of hope from notable African American historians in our #HistoriansOnHope virtual series. We invite you to share these graphics on your favorite social media platforms. Be sure to tag us at @naamnw!
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African American/Black
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Seattle, WA
The Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center celebrates, nurtures presents and preserves African American arts and cultural legacies.
With year round programming that invites the whole community to share in the performing arts, film, music, dance and explore the rich culture of the African Diaspora.
Community Focus
Multicultural, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of the Puget Sound region’s diverse history, MOHAI highlights our tradition of innovation and imagination. Through compelling exhibits, scholarship, education, public programs, and community engagement, MOHAI bridges the past, present, and future.
Community Focus
African American/Black, Multicultural
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Naomi Ishisaka is the Social Justice Columnist for The Seattle Times. She is a journalist and photographer who focuses on racial equity and social justice.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
Wa Na Wari creates space for ​Black ownership, possibility, and belonging ​through art, historic preservation, and connection. Wa Na Wari means "Our Home" in Kalabari. Co-founder, Inye Wokoma, is Kalabari through his father's lineage. The name Wa Na Wari evokes a sense of purpose and intention to remain present in a place we consider home.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
Location
Suquamish, WA
The Suquamish Museum opened at the Tribal Administration Center on Sandy Hook Road in 1983. First Chartered by the Suquamish Tribe in 1977 as the Suquamish Tribal Cultural Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to the reconstruction and preservation of the history of the Suquamish Tribe. Leading up to the opening of the Museum was a successful Oral History project among Suquamish elders, a research project to locate historic photographs and manuscripts for an Archives and increasing gifts of precious artifacts.
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Chicano-Latino, Central America, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Seattle, WA
Casa Latina advances the power and well-being of Latino immigrants through employment, education, and community organizing. Our Education Program, Day Worker Center, Workers' Defense Committee, and the Leadership Program are all focused on giving the training, knowledge and support needed for our constituents to move toward greater self-sufficiency.

Casa Latina was founded in 1994 to empower Seattle’s Latino immigrants by providing them educational and economic opportunities, giving people the tools they need to work, live, support their families, and contribute to the Seattle community.
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Multicultural
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Seattle, WA
To see 2021 Virtual Festal Schedule click on EchoX Directory LInk.

Festál is a free series of annual ethnically-related festivals that take place on the grounds of Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington. A major cultural program of Seattle, these festivals aim to celebrate and connect the city to its varied ethnic and international community. Most festivals contain various arts performances (dances, theatre, musical ensembles, films), dances, marketplace and other programs. These have also come to be the annual gathering place for ethnic groups of the community. Both older and younger people attend, especially the dances and musical concerts.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
A vibrant gathering place in the heart of Seattle, Town Hall fosters an engaged community through civic, arts, and educational programs that reflect—and inspire—our region’s best impulses: creativity, empathy, and the belief that we all deserve a voice.
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Multicultural
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