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July 14, 2020

After a 20-year legal career, Celeste Whitewolf (Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla) dedicated herself to learning and teaching the art of basket weaving.

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July 2, 2020

You could live your whole life in the quiet North Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood and never realize that there is a nearly 20 foot tall, 1.5 million pound glacial erratic right off the main road.

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June 25, 2020

Ecology and illustration have a long, shared history. Come learn how UW postdoc Simone Des Roches uses illustration to visualize her research.

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June 9, 2020

Read through reflections from the Class of 2020 about their time working at the Burke Museum!

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May 21, 2020

Learn about the unique quality of Huckleberries gathered near Mount St. Helens and how to make them into delicious muffins with Burke Museum Tribal Liaison Polly Olsen (Yakama).

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May 14, 2020

Burke members and staff, along with others from the greater community, have shared their memories, perspectives, and photos of their experiences from the 1980 eruption. Here are some of their stories.   

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April 28, 2020

Learn how Burke Curator of Ornithology Alejandro Rico-Guevara uses high speed cameras to study the aerial acrobatics, feeding behaviors, and mid-air battles of hummingbirds.

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April 26, 2020

Burke Museum Curator of Paleobotany Dr. Caroline Strömberg answers your questions about what plants were like during the Age of Dinosaurs. 

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April 20, 2020

Learn how to make Nettle Pesto with Tribal Liaison Polly Olsen from ingredients found right in our own backyards!

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