Seattle Center Listing Details
Seattle CenterListing Details
Since the last glacial period on earth ended 10,000 years ago, the Indigenous people of the Duwamish tribe have lived in the area known as Seattle/Greater King County. The advent of the maritime fur trade in the 1800s, the establishment of Fort Langley and Fort Nisqually, and white settlements at Alki and what is now Pioneer Square, brought European immigrants to the Puget Sound. By 1855, when the Treaty of Point Elliott was signed, the United States had assumed regional sovereignty and native lands were occupied by whites.
The legitimacy of the Treaty of Point Elliott was questionable, but it resulted in the Duwamish tribe being forced to move off their lands and onto reservations established for other tribes. Lives were loss due to diseases introduced into native tribes, including a smallpox epidemic in 1862. Additionally, governmental policies were established that furthered the spread of smallpox and other epidemics.
Tribe members still live in Duwamish aboriginal territories which include Seattle, Burien, Tukwila, Renton and Redmond. But the Duwamish tribe is not federally acknowledged by the U.S. government – a title that has been granted to 562 other tribes. The Duwamish’s fight for recognition as a Native American tribe has been ongoing since 1978 and continues today.
Vendors we’ve worked with
Choose event type
Weddings, Special events, Corporate events
Filter by category
Recent Blog Posts
The No-Nonsense Guide to Hiring a Brass Band in Austin
The No-Nonsense Guide to Hiring a Wedding Band in Portland
The No-Nonsense Guide to Hiring a Jazz Band in Portland
The No-Nonsense Guide to Hiring a Cover Band in Portland
The No-Nonsense Guide to Hiring a Wedding Band in Los Angeles
The No-Nonsense Guide to Hiring a Brass Band in Portland All Blog Posts
Ready to book the Brass Animals for your next event?
Let the Brass Animals bring the party with our infectious brand of brass-driven, booty-shaking hip-hop, New Orleans funk, pop and R&B. Our seasoned horn line brings you a diverse selection of new and classic hits by well-known artists from Stevie Wonder to Beyoncé, from Sly Stone to Kanye West. Drop us a line today for a quote and to see how we can make your next event memorable for you, your team and your clients. We’ll see you on the dance floor!