News Archive

January 28, 2015

Spirits Interpreted and the Art of Mask Making

On February 7th, join longtime friends and artists Lillian Pitt (Wasco, Yakama, Warm Springs) and Bill Rutherford (African American,Chickasaw) for this unique, one-day opportunity. What started as a challenge from...   more >

December 8, 2014

Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund Supports Celilo Park Art Installation

Confluence ends a banner year with yet another major grant in support of Maya Lin's final art installation along the Columbia River system. The Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund has awarded...   more >

November 21, 2014

Arlene Schnitzer To Donate $1 Million To Confluence

Arlene Schnitzer will make a $1 million gift to help fund the internationally significant Celilo Park Confluence Project. Pink Martini band leader, and Confluence supporter, Thomas Lauderdale made the announcement...   more >

November 12, 2014

Searching for the Lost Sound of Celilo Falls

The roar of Celilo Falls could be heard from miles around. The place tribes called W’yam was a center of commerce and sustenance for Northwest native people for thousands of...   more >

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Before The End Of The Year, Help Connect Students Kids To Columbia River Cultures

November 21, 2016

Dear Friend of Confluence,

#ConfluenceConnects students to place through art and education by introducing them to native artists and tradition keepers who share what it means to be from the river, why art and culture are important, and how education creates change. Before the end of the year, help support this important work by supporting Confluence in the Classroom. The unique program brings indiginous educators into schools to do meaningful projects about the Columbia River system. Our indigenous educators bring the cultures and traditions of the river into the classroom and they lead the kids out to culturally significant sites. This work is more important than ever.

Contributions to Confluence are tax deductible. To enjoy that benefit on this year's returns, donate before December 31st! Thank you!