News Archive

March 14, 2019

Confluence Road Trips

Indigenous Sovereignty and Resilience on the Columbia River road trip noun            definition of a road trip 1    : an interesting way to get from one place to another2    : a journey, travel that prioritizes experience and observation...   more >

February 17, 2019

Join us for these great upcoming events!

Promised Land Film Screening Award-winning social justice documentary that follows the Duwamish and Chinook Tribes as they fight for the restoration of treaty rights they have long been denied. This event is...   more >

February 8, 2019

Confluence to Invest in Education as Celilo Park Project Put On Hold

Dear friends, I want to share with you an important update on the Confluence Project proposed at Celilo Park, which is designed to connect people with the rich Indigenous history of...   more >

January 26, 2019

January News from Confluence

Filmmaker Puts Indigenous Voices First “We are not trying to give answers," says filmmaker Woodrow Hunt. "We are putting Native people in front of students and letting them tell their story.”Hunt (Klamath/Modoc/Cherokee) is founder...   more >

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Confluence is Yours!

November 8, 2017

Become a Friend or Legacy Maker of Confluence today.

What an amazing year it's been for this important work of connecting people to place through art and education. Just look at the numbers:

*1,150 students worked with 10 Native artists in Confluence in the ClassrooM

*450 audience members joined 6 Confluence Story Gatherings

*150 volunteers scrubbed, swept and mulched at Confluence artworks

*90 curious learners went on 6 Native Plant Walks

*12 native elders and leaders shared their stories on video for future generations

It's also a pivotal time to be doing this work. This year, the State of Oregon joined Washington in taking the major step of requiring Native education in schools. Which means the demand for the Native educators Confluence works with is higher than ever.

We have accomplished so much together to make these amazing sites come alive. We are also poised to take our programming to the next level. That's why I ask you to make a donation to the Confluence Annual Appeal today to help reach more kids and more community members in 2018.

Please do your part to connect kids with a more inclusive history of our land and build a stronger stewardship of our shared ecology.

As you give to the Annual Appeal today to support the life-enriching work of Confluence, please consider becoming an ongoing monthly contributor to ensure the success of these important programs long into the future. Thank you!