The Seattle Times

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Seattle’s waterfront park to reflect region’s rich tribal heritage

In this photo from 1891, dugout canoes are moored at a boat launch at the foot of South Washington Street in Seattle. The scene shows the continuing influence of Native American culture on the fast-growing young city, despite the presence of discrimination aimed at local tribes.