community calendar

February
Story Gathering

Story Gathering: Vancouver

First-person storytelling has a unique power to deepen our understanding of the histories, cultures, and environment that surrounds us. Confluence Story Gatherings are welcoming forums that feature the stories of Native elders, leaders, and thinkers, told in their own voices.

The Everybody Reads event series is put on by the Multnomah County Library system and their Pageturners book group.

Everybody Reads 2020 celebrates Tommy Orange’s debut novel,¬†There There.

March

Culture is something everybody has. Participants in this professional development workshop will gain cultural self-awareness and cross-cultural understanding to become co-responsible for building healthy communities in the classroom. That journey begins with openness and curiosity.

Learn traditional weaving practices from Grand Ronde educator Greg Archuleta.

First-person storytelling has a unique power to deepen our understanding of the histories, cultures, and environment that surrounds us. Confluence Story Gatherings are welcoming forums that feature the stories of Native elders, leaders and thinkers, told in their own voices, as a way to explore the interconnectedness of the people and places of the Columbia River system.

April

The Cascadia Uranium Film Arts Festival is a three-day event with a grant from the Precipice Fund Grant featuring films/shorts, panel discussions and reflection activities Event Hosts Join us for a three-day festival featuring documentaries/shorts about the history and the local and global impacts of nuclear technology on our lives and the bioregion.

First-person storytelling has a unique power to deepen our understanding of the histories, cultures, and environment that surrounds us.

Come help us shovel, haul and spread mulch, pick up trash, weed, and plant.

June

Confluence Field School is an immersive opportunity for teachers and education leaders to dig deeper into the storied landscape of the Columbia River system through Indigenous voices. These summer journeys include guided visits to sites of cultural and environmental significance with tribal leaders and thinkers to hear first-person insights into Native traditions and history.

July

Confluence Field School is an immersive opportunity for teachers and education leaders to dig deeper into the storied landscape of the Columbia River system through Indigenous voices. These summer journeys include guided visits to sites of cultural and environmental significance with tribal leaders and thinkers to hear first-person insights into Native traditions and history.