Learn about the two-centuries-old conflict between people and governments struggling for control over Pacific Northwest land and resources, including the key harbors and waterways in Kitsap County. Northwest native David Jepsen, who teaches Pacific Northwest and U.S. history at Tacoma Community College, will discuss his new book "Contested Boundaries: a New Pacific Northwest History." Coauthored with David Norberg at Green River College, "Contested Boundaries" includes a collection of stories about people contesting the political, economic, and social barriers that blocked their path to equality over the last two centuries. The narrative traces the experiences of Native Peoples, African Americans, Asians, and other immigrants across the centuries as they struggled to hurdle one boundary after another during settlement, industrialization, economic calamity, world war and globalization. Seating is limited, pre-registration is strongly encouraged.