Confluence Story Gathering: Native Voices on the Columbia River

When:
May 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
2018-05-27T11:00:00-07:00
2018-05-27T12:30:00-07:00
Where:
The Firehouse at IFCC
5340 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97217
USA
Cost:
$10

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As part of The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2018 May 23-28, 6 days of memory activism opportunities in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Vanport Flood, and the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act: https://www.vanportmosaic.org/schedule

CONFLUENCE STORY GATHERING
May 27th, 11-12.30
RSVP recommended/limited seating: https://confluencestories.eventbrite.com/

Confluence Story Gatherings elevate indigenous voices in our collective understanding of place, specifically, the Columbia River system.Video segments of interviews with Tribal elders and culture bearers will provide a framework where guest speakers and audience members move into conversation. Through stories of connection to place we will explore legacies of displacement, survivance, and self-determination. Distinguished guest speakers; Tanna Engdahl, a Cowlitz Spiritual Leader, Se-ah-dom Edmo (Shoshone-Bannock, Nez Perce, Yakama), the Movement Building Director for the Western States Center, and David Lewis, Tribal Historian and past manager of the Grand Ronde Cultural Resources Department.

Info: Courtney Yilk, 360-693-0123, courtney@confluenceproject.org