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Friday January 24 – HPIC presents a special screening of Promised Land, a social justice documentary on the Duwamish and Chinook tribes, their fight for restoration, and what the federal recognition process says about indigenous sovereignty today.
Doors open at 7pm for appetizers, drinks and socializing, with the film at 8pm. A representative from the Duwamish Tribe and also the filmmakers will be in attendance to introduce the film and to lead discussion afterward.
$10 donation at the door, half of which will be given toward the Tribes’ fight for restoration and recognition.
From the filmmakers:
Promised Land is an award-winning social justice documentary that follows two tribes in the Pacific Northwest: the Duwamish and the Chinook, as they fight for the restoration of treaty rights they’ve long been denied. In following their story, the film examines a larger problem in the way that the government and society still looks at tribal sovereignty.
Corner Bar – Friday February 7, 6pm
First Corner Bar of 2020! Band and poster coming soon!
Art Lounge – Friday February 14, 7pm
West Seattle Classic Card Game Night! Friday February 21 , 7pm
As always, all levels of players are welcome. And the bar will be open.
PREMIER! HPIC’s Open-Mic night! Friday February 28
You asked and here it is – our own neighborhood open mic! More info to come, start practicing and stay tuned!
HPIC has received a generous $50,000 grant from 4Culture for structural improvements and partial roofing for the building.
Thanks to 4Culture for supporting our neighborhood gathering space and recognizing its value with this grant. We look forward to these mostly hidden but important upgrades that will keep us strong.
Highland Park Action Committee: All volunteer & not for profit. Our role is to be an advocate for Highland Park and to affect positive change in our neighborhood. Please join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month – Doors open at 6:30 pm – Meeting from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Highland Park Improvement Club on the corner of 12th Ave SW and SW Holden. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org