The Methow Valley Interpretive Center along with Washington State Parks present a Stories of the Methow Lecture: Early History of the Tribal People of the Reagion by Dr. Karen Capuder.
Dr. Capuder is an Archaeologist with the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation History/Archaeology Program (CCT H/A), where she conducts ethnohistorical and ethnographic research and engages in consultation with various local, state, and federal agencies. She is Kanien’keha:ka (Mohawk) and French through her mother and Irish through her father, and her family is from Akwesasne. Dr. Capuder’s previous work centered on collaborative anthropological research with cultural and spiritual leaders from the Nisqually and Skokomish Tribes. In her spare time, she enjoys gathering plant foods and medicines, engaging in cultural activities in the Mohawk community of Kanatsiohareke and in Native communities throughout the Pacific Northwest, fishing, and gardening.
The lecture will be held at the Pearrygin Lake State Park Amphitheater – a Discover Pass is required and can be obtained at the Park entrance.