community calendar

June
Performance

Native Story Hour

Come sing, listen, learn, and celebrate. Join Karen Kitchen (Osage Nation) for this story hour featuring songs and books from Native cultures. Children, families, elders, aunties and uncles — everyone is welcome.

Over the 2-day virtual workshop and asynchronous learning, the cohort will examine Tribal History/Shared History (Senate Bill 13) Essential Understanding and use other tools to build relationships with content that aligns with Tribal History/Shared History

Over the 2-day virtual workshop and asynchronous learning, the cohort will examine Tribal History/Shared History (Senate Bill 13) Essential Understanding and use other tools to build relationships with content that aligns with Tribal History/Shared History

The Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) is preparing to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the return of the Spalding-Allen Collection (Collection) with a renaming celebration. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 26th, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Tribe and Nez Perce National Historical Park (Park) will host the renaming celebration at Spalding, ID; the original place of acquisition by Reverend Henry H. Spalding from individual Nez Perce tribal members.

Story Gathering

2021 Vanport Mosaic

Runs from May 26 to June 30th
The 6th Vanport Mosaic Festival will offer Oregonians virtual and in-person memory activism opportunities to Remember, Repair, Reclaim, and Re-imagining our collective story.

September

The Confluence Field School is a series of story-driven virtual experiences designed to elevate Indigenous voices in our understanding of the Columbia River system. This year’s Field School is scheduled for September and October and is designed for conservation groups and agency land managers to learn more about Traditional Ecological Knowledge so that they can bring Indigenous lessons to the land. Space is limited.

December

An exhibition devoted to the Confluence Project and Maya Lin will take place at Whitman College’s Maxey Museum. Runs April 30 – December 15, 2021.