Event Title

Inside the Archives: Researching Cross-Cultural Marriages in 19th Century Whatcom County

Speaker

Candace Wellman

Streaming Media

Description

Historical researcher and consultant Candace Wellman has uncovered the hidden histories of eight indigenous women who married early-Whatcom County officials, military officers, and other settlers. In this presentation, she discusses her research and illuminates the lasting legacy of these women whose alliances played a crucial role in 19th century regional settlement. Wellman is the author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast Through Cross-Cultural Marriages and Interwoven Lives: Indigenous Mothers of Salish Coast Communities.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

16-4-2019 4:00 PM

End Date

16-4-2019 5:02 PM

Location

Special Collections (Wilson Library, Bellingham (Wash.))

Resource Type

Moving image

Duration

00:01:02

Title of Series

Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Digital object made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Program

University Archives

Identifier

hrds_20190416_Wellman

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Coast Salish Indians--Marriage customs and rites--Washington (State)--Whatcom County; Interracial marriage--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History--19th century; Indian women--Washington (State)--19th century

Geographic Coverage

Whatcom County (Wash.)--Race relations--History--19th century

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University. Any cited materials must be attributed to the Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers series, University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Apr 16th, 4:00 PM Apr 16th, 5:02 PM

Inside the Archives: Researching Cross-Cultural Marriages in 19th Century Whatcom County

Special Collections (Wilson Library, Bellingham (Wash.))

Historical researcher and consultant Candace Wellman has uncovered the hidden histories of eight indigenous women who married early-Whatcom County officials, military officers, and other settlers. In this presentation, she discusses her research and illuminates the lasting legacy of these women whose alliances played a crucial role in 19th century regional settlement. Wellman is the author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast Through Cross-Cultural Marriages and Interwoven Lives: Indigenous Mothers of Salish Coast Communities.