News Archive

February 6, 2018

Confluence Seeks Celilo Park Project Manager

Confluence is a community-supported nonprofit that connects people to place through art and education. We work in collaboration with northwest tribes, communities and the celebrated artist Maya Lin to create...   more >

January 19, 2018

Confluence on the Columbia

Lower Columbia Road Trip - July 13-15, 2018 Hit the road with Confluence to dig deeper into the storied landscape of the Columbia River system. This three day trip through the lower...   more >

January 9, 2018

2017 Annual Appeal a Grand Success!

Thanks to all the Confluence Friends and Legacy Makers who responded to our 2017 Annual Appeal with a resounding message of support! The important work...   more >

November 8, 2017

Confluence is Yours!

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...   more >

Chris Lonigro

Confluence on the Columbia

January 19, 2018

Lower Columbia Road Trip - July 13-15, 2018

Hit the road with Confluence to dig deeper into the storied landscape of the Columbia River system. This three day trip through the lower Columbia River, from Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15 takes you to special places with rich native, historical and environmental significance. Expert guest speakers share place-based knowledge and native perspectives that enrich our ever-evolving understanding of the Columbia River.

Make your reservation here.

Themes include Columbia River history, tribal sovereignty and survivance, traditional ecological knowledge, evolving land ethic and designing for social change.

The trip includes visits to:

 *Confluence Bird Blind at the Sandy River Delta, Troutdale, OR

 *Confluence Land Bridge & Ft. Vancouver National Historic Site, Vancouver WA

 *Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, WA

 *Middle Village/Station Camp, Lewis and Clark National Park, Chinook, WA

Confirmed guest speakers include:

 *Lillian Pitt, Pacific Northwest Native American Artist

 *Greg Archuleta, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

 *Michael Karnosh, Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde

 *Bill Weiler, Sandy River Basin Watershed Council

Price: $325 per person

Includes speakers’ honorariums, Friday and Saturday dinner, Saturday lunch, park entrance fees and program coordination.

Not included in the price: Friday and Saturday night accommodations, breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday and Sunday lunch.

Feel free to drive yourself or share a ride. Confluence can coordinate carpools and also rent a van for an additional cost.

Sunday breakfast and lunch at Cape Disappointment can be coordinated by Confluence for the cost of the food. 

Space is limited. Secure a reservation with a $100 deposit. Full payment is due by May 1, 2018. Cancellation with a full refund is available until June 1, 2018. Refunds may be available after June 1, 2018 as long as we are able to fill available spots from a waitlist.