Lecture series continues at fairgrounds tonight

PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Historical Society will continue its 2019 First Friday Lecture Series at 7 tonight.

Mackenzie Grinnell (Prince), Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe teen program coordinator and traditional foods program assistant, will be the speaker.

General admission will be a $5 to $10 suggested donation. Entry will be on a first-come, first-served basis until capacity has been reached at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes St.

All lectures in the 2019 First Friday Lecture Series will focus on Native arts, history and culture. Grinnell will talk about Native youth activism and cultural preservation work with them.

Grinnell is a recent graduate of Western Washington University. He earned a degree in cultural perspectives in conflict.

He has engaged in protests at Standing Rock and started a group called Students for the Salish Sea.

Grinnell also has spent time teaching “decolonized activism” to student groups.

For information, go to www.jchsmuseum.org/ Programs/FirstFridayLectures.html, contact Angie Bartlett at [email protected] jchsmuseum.com or call 360-385-1003.

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