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News from Wisdom of the Elders

  Don’t forget to join us for an evening with Wisdom The planning for our annual fund raising dinner event is well underway and we are proud to announce that Roger Fernandes will be our keynote speaker as well as our featured artist for “An Evening with Wisdom” for our fifth annual event Friday evening,…

News & Invitations from Wisdom of the Elders

Wednesday February 17, 2016 Thank you to our Multimedia Production Interns! Bennington College students Cody Walker and Owen Gerber-Hatem have been serving as interns at Wisdom for their Field Work Term Project assignment this winter. They have been assisting in the development of video clips for Wisdom Workforce Development training program. Producing a set of 6…

Wisdom’s 2015 Year in Review

It has been an action-packed and fulfilling year at Wisdom of the Elders, Inc, and we couldn’t have done it without the support of our board, staff, partners and other friends and colleagues. As a Wopila, or thank you, we’re looking back at 2015 at Wisdom in review and sharing our reflections and photos of…

March Discovering Our Story TV

March 2015, Terri Crawford Hansen (Winnebago). Terri Hansen is a Portland, OR based science journalist with a focus on North American tribal nations, and global Indigenous communities. An enrolled member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Terri is a correspondent for Indian Country Today Media Network (ICTMN), and contributes to High Country News, Earth Island…

Meet Wisdom’s Native Peer Mentors In April, Wisdom of the Elders recruited four Native American youth to serve as peer mentors for Discovering Yidong Xinag (The Old Wisdom in the Athabascan language), formerly known as The Wisdom Project. This Native American youth leadership initiative is designed to engage Native youth in environmental and climate studies…

Northwest Indian Storytellers Association Annual Retreat Wisdom held its annual Northwest Indian Storytelling Association Retreat the weekend of May 16-18 outside of Olympia, Washington. Five elder tribal storytellers and 18 emerging tellers joined us this year at a beautiful equestrian center in Olympia in a majestic old home just a few minutes from I-5. But…