Newsletter

Dear Wisdom Community, A BIG thank you to everyone that came out to our Film Screening at the Hollywood Theater last month! We were so thrilled to have had an opportunity to do a screening there and are so thankful for the donation of the space. We look forward to more film screenings and events…

This past spring, Wisdom’s Rose High Bear joined Mrs. Elizabeth Sigman in the classroom at Chemawa Indian School in Salem. They worked together to co-teach ecology to the Native American high school students, focusing upon the importance of restoring traditional First Foods, especially threatened and endangered species. Rose shared traditional stories, film clips from the…

Our own Kunu Bearchum is a 2018 Dreamstarter! Dreamstarter recently shared a really great article about him…some clips below: It’s our pleasure to introduce you to Kunu Bearchum, an advocate for food sovereignty and one of our fantastic 2018 Dreamstarters! Dreamstarter® is a program that gives away ten $10,000 grants each year to projects led…

Wisdom of the Elders + The Hollywood Theater proudly present the film Native Wisdom: People of the Oregon Interior on Sunday June 10th! As we continue our work doing film screenings and community consultations throughout the state, we were fortunate enough to have The Hollywood Theater in Portland donate their space to us and give us…

>>>> January 2017 >>>> Wisdom’s Emerging Native Filmmaker Internship program was expanded with a film equipment grant from Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission. In 2017, our multimedia team provided three-month internships for 12 Native American interns who learned about an element of environmental science and produced short documentaries that integrated traditional ecological knowledge. These gifted interns…