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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…

Dear Wisdom Community,   Last month, we were back on the air with our show, Discovering Our Story TV. We had playwright, director, and choreographer Larissa Fasthorseour show, and also got to talk to hip-hop artist Scott Kalama. Larissa Fasthorse Larissa FastHorse (Sicangu Lakota) is an award winning playwright, director and choreographer. Larissa’s produced plays include…

Dear Friends and Relatives,   The return of Spring is a time of rebirth and new beginnings! It inspires us to reflect on our survival of winter and seek out ways to create new pathways to sustainability, especially our relationships with family, relatives, and community. It is a season for new hope and expanding the…