Newsletter

Summer Field Science Camps

Our curriculum team traveled to Johnson Creek last week for a site visit to prepare for July’s Summer Field Science Camp. Wisdom’s Amanda Kelley Lopez, Georgia Hart and Rose High Bear met with Matt Clark, Executive Director of the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, and walked through the Tideman Johnson Natural Area. This six-acre parcel is…

An Evening with Wisdom Update

Last year, we celebrated “An Evening with Wisdom of the Elders” with 150 friends on Summer Solstice. It was a wonderful evening with outstanding art, cultural items, getaways and other items auctioned off. We also gave away 150 heirloom tomato plants that went home with our guests and kept on giving through last summer’s growing season. This year promises…

Wisdom Gardens is Open!

Spring is here… Time to go outside and start getting our hands dirty!  Wisdom Gardens’ season opening is this Sunday, April 27, 2014. Registered gardeners are welcome from 9 AM to Sunset through the spring and summer.To kick off our opening Wisdom invites you to join us this Sunday, April 27 from 2-4 PM for…

Discovering Yidong Xinag, The Old Wisdom

Wisdom’s April Film Screenings viewed by over 200 guests More than 200 guests enjoyed two of Wisdom’s short films earlier this month highlighting environmental and climate issues from the perspective of Alaskan Native elders and cultural leaders.  Portland’s community had an opportunity to learn more about Alaska Native response to climate issues and discover at…

Wisdom Film Screenings in April

Two short films on environmental and climate issues from the perspective of Alaskan Native elders and leaders will offer our community an opportunity to learn more about Alaska Native response to climate issues. You can learn at a deeper level the importance of preserving Native Alaskan communities’ unique earth-based cultures which are increasingly facing unprecedented sustainability…