'Promises' play about Indian treaties, rights coming to Silver Reef

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJune 17, 2014 

"What About Those Promises?," a play set in the time of the signing of the Point Elliot Treaty of 1855, when members of the Lummi Nation Indian Tribe traveled by canoe to Mukilteo to meet with Washington Territory Governor Isaac Stevens, is staged at 8 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Event Center at Silver Reef, 4876 Haxton Way, near Ferndale.

NOLAN MCNALLY — COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

"What About Those Promises?," a play set in the time of the signing of the Point Elliot Treaty of 1855, when members of the Lummi Nation Indian Tribe traveled by canoe to Mukilteo to meet with Washington Territory Governor Isaac Stevens, is staged at 8 p.m. Friday, June 20, at the Event Center at Silver Reef, 4876 Haxton Way, near Ferndale.

The play, produced by Darrell Hillaire of Setting Sun Productions and directed by Dennis Catrell, recognizes tribal efforts to continue a relationship with the United States government from the treaty signing to the present day.

Tickets: $15 through Brown Paper Tickets. Details: 360-410-1695.

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