Presentation Links

The UW Superfund Research Program partnered with the Duwamish River Community Coalition, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and the Eco Resource Group to produce a Virtual Tour of the Duwamish River. View the tour here: Rasmussen in face mask and life vest sitting on boat while speaking about the Duwamish River with a film crew off to the side

Use the links below to view presentations by the UW Superfund Research Program's Community Engagement Manager, BJ Cummings, about her recent book, The River That Made Seattle: A Human and Natural History of the Duwamish (UW Press 2020).

  • The Duwamish Tribe Longhouse and Cultural Center, book release event with special guests: July 11, 2020
  • University of Washington Bookstore, featuring Jennifer Ott (HistoryLink), Ken Workman (Duwamish/Chief Seattle descendant) and Louise Jones Brown (Maple descendant): July 16, 2020.
  • Seattle Public Library, featuring Lynda Mapes (Seattle Times) and Cecile Hansen (Chairwoman, Duwamish Tribe): July 27, 2020.
  • Town Hall Seattle, featuring James Rasmussen (Duwamish) and Paulina Lopez (Executive Director, Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition): August 20, 2020.
  • Pacific Northwest History ConferenceContested River – Native, Immigrant and Industrialist Claims to the Duwamish, featuring James Rasmussen (Duwamish Tribe), Jonathan Hall (LaFarge Cement), and Paulina Lopez (Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition): October 20, 2020.