Wisdom's Updates and Announcements

Dear Wisdom Community,  We hope everyone is off to a great start to 2018! Wisdom honored Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past week as a day of service and…We hope everyone is off to a great start to 2018! Wisdom honored Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past week as a day of service and…

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Join us as we kickoff our Wisdom of the Elders Winter Fundraising Drive with #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday is one of the biggest days of the year for non-profit…

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Dear Wisdom Community,  

Last month, we were back on the air with our show, Discovering Our Story TV. We had playwright, director, and choreographer Larissa Fasthorseour show, and also got to talk to hip-hop artist Scott Kalama.

Larissa Fasthorse

Larissa FastHorse (Sicangu Lakota) is an award winning playwright, director and choreographer. Larissa’s produced plays include What Would Crazy Horse Do?, Urban Rez,and many others. Her new comedy, The Thanksgiving Play,will be produced by Playwrights Horizons, Artists Rep of Portland and Cincinnati Playhouse next season.

Scott Kalama (Blue Flames)

Is a Native American Hip-Hop Artist from Warm Springs Indian Reservation. Scott is mobilizing a movement, telling a story, and shooting for the stars.

Discovering Our Story TV is back for another season, here is the Spring 2018 On Air Schedule:

April 1st – 1PM – Channel 11
April 3rd – 10PM – Channel 22
April 6th – 9AM – Channel 23

May 6th – 1PM – Channel 11
May 8th – 10PM – Channel 22
May 11th – 9AM – Channel 23

June 3rd – 1PM – Channel 11
June 5th – 10PM – Channel 22
June 8th – 9AM – Channel 23


Announcements and Latest News

Next week we will officially kick off our 2018 Spring Fundraising Drive! We are always grateful for your continued support of our organization and programs!


Upcoming Film Screenings and Community Consultations

Saturday April 7th, 7:30 pm – Film Screening and Community Consultation at Portland State University NASCC

Thursday April 19th, 6:00 pm – Film Screening and Community Consultation at Pacific University for Earth Week

Sunday May 20, 1pm – Film Screening of the Native Wisdom Documentary Film featuring Oregon’s Interior Tribes with Hillsboro Baha’is at the Hillsboro Public Library.

National Endowment for the Humanities + Wisdom of the Elders

At the end of last year, Wisdom was a recipient of a NEH grant for $100,000! We are so honored to have been the recipient of such a prestigious award and we are asking our community to help us match a portion of this amount — we need your help to succeed and are grateful for your donations. We will be accepting donations to help match this grant over the next several weeks. Please help us spread the word.