Lecture Series: The S’Klallam Tribes

The Activities Committee Presents
A three-part lecture series
At the Bay Club

A history of the S’Klallam tribes.
May 24, 1pm

A history of the Makah People.
June 13, 1pm

Suquamish storytelling.
June 18, 1pm

Lecture 1 -- May 24th, 1pm

A broad history of the S'Klallam Tribes

by David Brownell
Executive Director
North Olympic History Center

  • History of the S'Klallam and Chemakum Tribes through the Treaty of 1855.
  • Organization of the S'Klallam communities at Lower Elwha, Jamestown and Port Gamble.

David Brownell earned a bachelor's degree in history from Hanover College, Ind., and a master's in public history, with a specialization in archiving and records management from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, in 2011. He worked for the Seminole Tribe of Florida's Tribal Historic Preservation Officer as a research coordinator from 2011-2015.

David began working for the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe as a cultural resources specialist in 2015 and was designated as Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Historic Preservation Officer in 2018. In 2021 he was hired as Executive Director of the North Olympic History Center, formerly the Clallam County Historical Society, and serves on the boards of the Jefferson Land Trust and Jefferson County Historical Society.


Artist Jeremy Monson will present his artwork for display and purchase.

Attendence & Registration

  • Attendence is free.
  • Open to all Port Ludlow residents.
  • Register at 360|||437|||2208 or gm|||sbca|||club|||SKlallam Lecture

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