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Apr
25

Author and Naturalist Jack Nisbet to Present "David Douglas’s Nine Lives"

Jack Nisbet, renowned naturalist and author of numerous books on the natural and cultural history of the Pacific Northwest, returns to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Jack will present an evening lecture, which is free and open to the public. ​7 pm ​​May 24 ​Visitor Center ​1501 E Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98661​ ​Free​ Speaker Jack Nis...
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Apr
07

Songs upon the Rivers Author Talk

French speakers significantly influenced the history of the Pacific Northwest. Author Robert Foxcurran will discuss and sign copies of his book, Songs upon the Rivers: The Buried History of the French-Speaking Canadians and Metis from the Great Lakes and the Mississippi across to the Pacific. 2 - 4 pm ​​April 7, 2018 ​Fort Vancouver Visitor Center ...
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Mar
25

Contemporary Masks Inspired by Chinookan Stories

Visit the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center to see an exhibit of nine contemporary masks inspired by beings from traditional stories of Chinookan peoples. The masks represent She Who Watches, Raven, Yuhlma, The Darkness One, Coyote, Salmon, Swallowing Monster, Wind, and Atathlia. They were created by Artist Bill Rutherford. For Chinookan peoples along ...
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Nov
13

Native American Arts Celebration, November 18, 2017

Native American Artist Lillian Pitt Pendant
The Friends of Fort Vancouver are honored to host a Celebration of Native American Arts. ​Time Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm ​Location Visitor Center, 1501 East Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, Washington, 98661 Lillian Pitt Native American Artist Lillian Pitt will be available to discuss her work with visitors one-on-one. ...
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Oct
19

Public Lands Alliance Highlights Friends of Fort Vancouver

View of the reconstructed Fort Vancouver from the Heritage Garden.
Amanda Keith wrote a lovely article, "Friends of Fort Vancouver Tells the Rich Story of a Historic and Culture Site through Programs and Retail," for the Public Lands Alliance highlighting Fort Vancouver and the work of The Friends of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Her article shares a wonderful overview of the extensive...
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