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Native American Heritage Month: HumanitiesWA Speaker Fern Naomi Renville

Fern Naomi Renville (she/her) is a Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota, Omaha, and Seneca-Cayuga storyteller, theatre director, and playwright. She is the great-granddaughter of Melinda Cayuga, a Seneca…

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Donkeys, Dervishes, and the Borderline: An American's Experience in Pre-revolutionary Iran

Steve Horowitz, retired director of CWU’s ESL program, about his experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in Iran in the late 1960s. The presentation will feature the people and culture of Iran,…

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2016 Graduate Hooding ceremony student speaker Zachary McCarley

Zachary McCarley, who earned a MS Degree in Chemistry. The School of Graduate Studies and Research (SGSR) 2016 Hooding Ceremony is to honor students receiving Master's Degrees and celebrate the…

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Anna Baker Audio Interview, part 3

Anna (Anderson) Baker (b. 1904) describes her childhood, touching on Fowler Creek School, spinning, soap making, canning, medicinal remedies, and blacksmithing. She describes life with her husband,…

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Slava Gregorich Audio Interview, part 2

Slava Gregorich discusses his family's immigration to Ronald, Washington. He talks about businesses in Ronald, as well as working conditions in the coal mines. He touches on the cost of coal,…

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Theodore (Ted) Rooks Audio Interview, part 3

Theodore (Ted) Rooks (b. 1903 in South Cle Elum, Washington) talks about his childhood and education at Hazelwood School. He talks about working in logging camps and about the impact of the…

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Louie Meaghers Audio Interview, part 4

Louie Meaghers (b. 1893 in Ellensburg, Washington) discusses his father?s history and move in 1872 from Seattle to Ellensburg, where he acquired a meat market. Louie discusses growing up and working…

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