Film Screening

Stories from the Canoe Screening and Gathering

March 19, 2023
2:00 pm
Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Join Confluence and filmmaker Woodrow Hunt (Tule Films) for the premiere of his most recent collaboration with Confluence, a documentary short called Stories from the Canoe. The film centers on Pacific Northwest Tribal canoe culture. The program includes a panel talk with representatives from Native Canoe Families featured in Stories from the Canoe, followed by a Q&A.

When and Where: Sunday, March 19th, 2023 at 2 pm PT

Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Admission: FREE

Thank you to PAM CUT for generously hosting this event. Thanks also to the Portland Art Museum Native American Arts Council and the Portland Art Museum for their support of this event.

This film was supported by the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. Thank you!

The event will also include a screening of Hunt’s previous film, Salmon’s Agreement. It features Indigenous stories and perspectives from the Columbia River that illuminate our relationship with a fish that remains a cultural lifeblood to Native people. Confluence and Hunt have also previously collaborated on the short film series Stories from the River.