Discovering Our Story

Discovering Our Story TV: August 2014

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Join Rose High Bear, Nico Wind, and Bill Ray in welcoming Wisdom of the Elders Board member Ga-lo Vann to Studio A at Portland Community Media. Ga-lo Vann (Cherokee) is a Project Manager for the CDC-funded Oregon Prevention Research Center (PRC) at the Center for Healthy Communities in OHSU’s Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, where he supports the Dangerous Decibels program, Listen for Life project, and PRC-funded programming for Native American tribes. He is also the Chair of OHSU’s Native American Employee Resource Group and a member of the CDC National Community Committee, an advisory committee to guide responsible policies and partnerships in conducting research with at-risk communities of color.


Survivance – A Social Impact Game

Survivance Framework

Survivance is a game for Indigenous health and wellness that asks us to listen to, reflect on, and create stories in any medium that inspires us. By listening to the stories of our elders and reflecting, we are inspired to create acts of survivance — Indigenous self-expression in any medium that tells a story about our…

Discovering Our Story

Discovering Our Story shares the stories of our people. The sharing of stories is a traditional native practice, and is one that provides us with a vehicle for learning. It is our hope that by sharing the stories and accompanying lessons, we will help you to re-awaken and remember your own story. Visit Discovering Our Story.