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Posted on: October 8, 2014

[ARCHIVED] You're Invited: Discover 'Bones Beneath Our Feet'

Delve into the history of our region’s natives and early settlers as the Issaquah History Museums host a free program.

In partnership with the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, the history museum present will "Bones Beneath Our Feet: The Puget Sound Indian Wars of 1855-56" by local author, Michael Schein.

The event will be held at the Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 11, 2014.

Schein will lead a conversation exploring the period from the first European-American settlement in Puget Sound to the execution of Chief Leschi, leader of the Native Americans in the Indian War of 1855-56.

Participants will explore the causes of the war, cultural misunderstandings and the consequences of fearing a stereotyped other.

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