Editorial: It's time to celebrate culture at Tulalip Tribes museum

"For years the sign stood at the corner of Marine Drive and 23rd Avenue NE in Tulalip. As season after season passed, the roadside message, "The dream is still alive," remained steadfast.

Last weekend, this long-held dream became reality as the doors to the Hibulb Center and Natural History Preserve swung open to the steady beat of native drums and song.

It was well worth the wait as this beautiful tribute to the history and heritage of the Tulalip Tribes has been brought to life, with words and artifacts designed to celebrate their culture while preserving and protecting their history for future generations.

Two enormous cedar carvings welcome visitors to the 10,000-square-foot collections wing, which offers tributes to the tangible and intangible items valued by this community.

Visitors should set aside plenty of time to explore the numerous displays devoted to cedar and salmon, as well as community, family and service to country."

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