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Whale Museum Summer Lecture Series – July 24

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Whale Breaching  Photo Courtesy of Jim Maya
Photo Courtesy of Maya’s Westside Charters

The Whale Museum is pleased to begin its 2013 Summer Lecture Series on Wednesday, July 24th at 7:00 p.m. with Rosie Cayou James and Bill Bailey of the Samish Nation. Rosie and Bill will sing and drum to honor the bond that Samish tribe has with the land and sea.
Rosie & Bill live on Guemes Island near Anacortes.  Rosie’s Grandfather Cayou was born in the San Juan Islands.  Her grandparents are from local traditional lands including Guemes, Swinomish and Vancouver Island.   Bill is a carver and artist with several tribes including the Upper Skagit, Swinomish, Quinault, and Samish.

For more information, call (360) 378-4710 ext. 23.  The Whale Museum is located in Friday Harbor at 62 First St. N.  Founded in 1976, The Whale Museum’s mission is to promote stewardship of whales and the Salish Sea ecosystem through education and research.  In addition to providing exhibits, the Museum also provides programs including the Marine Naturalist Training, Orca Adoption Program, Soundwatch Boater Education, San Juan Islands Marine Mammal Stranding Network, and the Whale Hotline.  The Whale Museum can be found on-line at www.whalemuseum.org.

Admission: Free

Date & Time: July 24, 7:00 pm

Location: The Whale Museum, 62 First St N.

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