To the Other Side
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

To the Other Side

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. David James

David James reintroduces us to the concept of agriculture is nature. He takes us on a journey through his experiences and research in seeking approaches to control harmful insects in agriculture with beneficial ones by introducing the natural environment into modern agriculture.
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Brings us Home
Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

Brings us Home

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ed Marquand

Ed Marquand brings design and community service to rural spaces yet discovered by the metropolitan design world. In the cavernous setting of a former apple warehouse, Ed has brought to life the creativity of a community yearning to find its place on the map in Central Washington.
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Going Forward, Looking Back
Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

Going Forward, Looking Back

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Crystal Bevers

Crystal Bevers is a literature professor at Heritage University, a four-year institution of higher education located on the Yakama Nation. Crystal's teaching brings her in contact often with students who frequently are the first college bound members of their families.
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How
Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

How

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Sabrina Ovesen

How we ask questions, curiously, inquisitively, frequently, and kindly can open new paths of understanding and discovery in our lives. In this fresh and remarkable reflection, Sabrina offers wisdom from her experience to those that search for clarity in the woods and fields of their educational journeys.
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It Matters
Jan
12
6:00 PM18:00

It Matters

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Steven Malloch

Focusing on the intersection of social relationships, natural resources and taking risks, Steve Malloch takes us on a journey through the process of collaboration. In so doing, he shares his lessons from addressing age-old positions around the use of water by presenting an alternative model for resolving conflict.
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To Be
Dec
8
7:30 PM19:30

To Be

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dave Hanson

Dave's talk is all about a personal decision. The hope is it's a call to action; an invitation to be a part of a tangible solution. It's about making a difference you can see where it's needed the most.
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There is a Way
Nov
10
6:30 PM18:30

There is a Way

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Jason Cundiff

Jason Cundiff is a general surgeon and founder of Pacific Northwest Surgery Outreach, a humanitarian organization that brings surgical care to extreme medically underserved environments worldwide. His love of mountaineering gave birth to the stepwise approach to responded to crisis and emergency, as relevant in the operating suite as on a 5000 meter glacier peak.
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Synchronicity
Oct
13
7:30 PM19:30

Synchronicity

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: HollyAnna CougarTracks Littlebull

HollyAnna CougarTracks Littlebull speaks and teaches Sahaptin thanks to family who helped share their pride in the ways of seeing and being that the language provides. Native to the Yakama Nation, HollyAnna is a courageous teacher, patient advocate, firefighter, saddle maker, and artist who brings her creativity and experience into the classroom and community.
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It Happened Here
Sep
8
7:30 PM19:30

It Happened Here

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Stewart Wadsworth

Steward Wadsworth brings his experience as a Mt St Helens visitor center docent and guide to this talk on the remarkable landscape and geography of the Pacific Northwest. Describing the events leading up to the 1981 eruption and the resulting changes in the mountain and surrounding vicinity, Stewart demonstrates a clear argument for greater respect and awareness of the tectonic forces ever present beneath our feet.
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Why
Aug
11
7:00 PM19:00

Why

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Ryan Crafts

Poetic. Heartfelt. Transformative. Ryan brings the essence of his learning from a homeless mission's medical clinic to this brave and eye opening talk. Confronting the roll of exorbitant medical bills as a clear cause of homelessness, his talk restores hope that a just healthcare system, and society, is possible.
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Again
Jul
14
7:00 PM19:00

Again

TEDxYakimaSalon Season 3 Event 2

How are the circumstances and events of history and the grief surrounding them engaged in daily life? Mark Auslander provides an ethnographer's view of historical re-enactments and describes the implications for better understanding the past in contemporary society.
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER BIO

 Mark Auslander, a sociocultural anthropologist and museum director, has done research in southern Africa and in African American communities in the U.S. South. He writes extensively on ritual performance, race and power, historical memory, and African and African American art.  He seeks to understand why individuals seek to reenact painful and traumatic historical events, as they search for justice and to build moral communities.

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