News Archive

May 14, 2019

Don't miss these upcoming events!

Confluence Story Gathering - Vanport Mosaic Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM Cerimon House 5131 Northeast 23rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97211 Get Tickets Here $10 suggested contribution   Confluence Road Trip - Columbia...   more >

April 9, 2019

Three Reasons to Give

Our 2019 Spring Appeal is underway! It’s your opportunity to become a Friend of Confluence for the first time or to renew your support by donating to our mission: to...   more >

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 >

March 2, 2019

March News from Confluence 2019

Documentary Shorts Feature Indigenous Voices Filmmaker Woodrow Hunt (Klamath/Modoc/Cherokee) of Tule Films is developing a series ten documentary shorts with Confluence that will be released at our upcoming screening event on April 13, 2019....   more >


Educational Programs Planned for 2019

December 18, 2018

As a busy year comes to a close, the Confluence staff is hard at work planning and scheduling meaningful programming in schools and public spaces. The mission of Confluence is to connect people to the history, living cultures and ecology of the Columbia River system through Indigenous voices.

Here are some highlights to look for this year:

- New series of Confluence Story Gatherings: In February, at Washington State University's Vancouver campus; in May, at the Vanport Mosaic in Portland; and in September, in Lewiston, Idaho.

- Confluence Road Trip to our three western sites, including a Chinook Nation Salmon Dinner, in July.

- Professional development workshops for teachers with support from the Gray Family Foundation and the Roundhouse Foundation.

- Earth Day Mulch Party at the Confluence Land Bridge on Saturday, April 20.

And much more. Check out the events below that are scheduled already. Join us again in 2019!

Promised Land 
Film Screening

Award-winning social justice documentary that follows the Duwamish and Chinook Tribes as they fight for their treaty rights. 

Get Tickets Here

Friday, March 15, 2019 at 7 pm
Fort Vancouver Visitors Center
1501 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver


Earth Day Mulch Party at the Confluence Land Bridge

Join Confluence volunteers spread mulch and tend native plants on the Confluence Land Bridge. 


Saturday, April 20, 2018
Meet at Old Apple Tree Park
168 Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA