Discovering Our Story TV

April Discovering Our Story TV

April 2015, Ciarra Greene (Nez Perce). Wisdom Workforce Coordinator and master’s student in STEM Education at Portland State University, Ciarra has a degree in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University and is strengthening Wisdom’s habitat restoration work on public lands. Ciarra discussed her career and recent work at Wisdom.

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…

February Discovering Our Story TV

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Our February 2015 guest was Rochelle Kulei Nielsen (Shoshone), who is joining Wisdom to coordinate the 10th anniversary year of Northwest Indian Storytellers Association (NISA) Storytelling Festival and Emerging Storytellers Workshops in 2015. Rochelle, who has served in the Native community for the past 15 years, worked as the Native American Education Coordinator for ten…

October’s Discovering Our Story TV

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Board Treasurer for Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., Shyla Spicer (Yakama Nation) was our featured guest on Discovering Our Story Television Program Sunday, October 5 at 1 PM. Hosts Bill Ray and Nico Wind and executive producer Rose High Bear welcomed Shyla to Studio A at Portland Community Media. Operations Manager for Sustainable Business &…

On September’s Discovering Our Story TV

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Our featured guest on September’s program was Paul Lumley (Yakama), Executive Director of Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC). Mr. Lumley has a wide-ranging background on issues that directly impact American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. He has worked directly with tribal governments, tribal consortia, virtually all federal agencies impacting Indian Country, and Native American…

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.


Discovering Our Story Television Program Discovering Our Story TV broadcasts LIVE on the first Sunday of every month, at 1:00 pm on Comcast Ch.11 in the Portland Metro Area. Our program which aired Sunday June 1st featured members of our volunteer crew, CarlaDean Caldera, CG Graphics and Camera Operator, and Willie Towner, Camera Operator, with…

Discovering Our Story on Sunday October 7, 2012

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The Native American TV series, Discovering Our Story Television Program, featured Deana Dartt, Ph.D. and Curator of Native American Art at the Portland Art Museum on Sunday, October 7 at 1 PM on Comcast Channel 11. Having earned her MA and PhD from the University of Oregon, Deana was appointed Assistant Professor of American Indian…