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Fishing Wars Memorial Bridge Dedication
August 9, 2019 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 am
Join the official dedication and opening of the Fishing Wars Memorial Bridge, or yabuk’ʷali meaning “place of a fight,” formerly known as the Puyallup Avenue Bridge.
The Bridge was recently renamed in a collaborative effort between the Puyallup Tribe and City of Tacoma. This project, along with future renaming efforts, not only promotes the revitalization of the Twulshootseeed language, but also commemorates a deeply meaningful tribal connection, both historical and cultural, to the City of Tacoma.
This event is open to tribal members and community.
Parking and Transportation:
People will be asked to park at the Tacoma Dome and shuttle to the site due to extremely limited parking. The City of Tacoma will provide shuttle service.
Shuttle pick-up address:
779 Wiley Avenue, Tacoma Dome, Lot G
Contact Jennifer Keating, Puyallup Tribe of Indians at Jennifer.M.Keating@puyalluptribe-nsn.gov or (253) 382-6073