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JOIN US for the 11th Annual Story Telling Gathering & Traditional First Foods Symposium

Two special Pacific Northwest Tribal Storytelling events are being held in Portland on Friday afternoon and evening, February 17, 2017 at Portland Community College Cascade Campus. FIRST FOODS SYMPOSIUM: 2:30-5:00PM STORYTELLING GATHERING: 7:00-9:30PM Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. and the Northwest Indian Storytellers Association will hold two cultural events Friday, February 17, 2017 at Portland Community…

11th Annual Story Telling Gathering & Traditional First Foods Symposium

Two special Pacific Northwest Tribal Storytelling events are being held in Portland on Friday afternoon and evening, February 17, 2017 at Portland Community College  Cascade Campus. These events feature traditional First Foods and integrate Native cultural arts with traditional ecological knowledge and other STEAM* elements integral to indigenous science (*STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering,…

Position Available at Wisdom of the Elders, Inc.

Discovering Yidong Xinag Educator Position Description Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. (Wisdom) is recruiting a Discovering Yidong Xinag* Educator and Facilitator. Discovering Yidong Xinag (*means “the old wisdom” in Athabascan) is Wisdom’s Native American youth leadership initiative. This will be our fifth year of providing climate and environmental educational activities in the classroom and during out of school…

HAPPY HOLY DAYS AND A GIFT TO EACH OF YOU:

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The staff, board and other supporters here at Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. wish you Happy Holy Days! In the tradition of our Native American ancestors, we are gifting you with this link to the first in our series of Climate and Native Wisdom documentary films. “The People of the Whale” features the Inupiaq people…