Newsletter

Dear Wisdom Community,  Happy New Year! We hope everyone in our community had a wonderful holiday season. Our Winter Fundraising Drive continues this month, and we sincerely thank everyone that has made a contribution and kept our fundraising drive a success. Wisdom received exciting news last month that we’d like to share with you: The…

Dear Wisdom Community, Thank you for your support! On behalf of all connected with Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., including board, staff and volunteers, we wish everyone a joyful new year. We hope that 2018 will be a year of prosperity, compassion, kindness, and a deeper connectedness to our cultural values and practices. With your…

Dear Friends & Relatives, It is the season to reflect on our blessings and seek out ways to make life better for those in our circle. It is a time for sustaining the fire of generosity and expanding the flame of compassion in our hearts.  As 2017 approaches to an end, please remember the Wisdom…

Dear Wisdom Community, Thanks to your amazing generosity last week we made it to our goal of $2,000!!! THANK YOU! A Letter from Executive Director, Gerry RainingBird: WITH GRATITUDE! FUNDRAISING GOAL SURPASSED! On behalf of all connected with Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., including board, staff and volunteers, we wish to send a sincere “thank…

 >>>> December 2017 >>>> Wisdom expanded the Discovering Yidong Xinag Educational Toolkit and will provide it early in 2018 starting with a pilot being planned with an Oregon tribe. This culturally-tailored multimedia curriculum features film clips from the Native Wisdom Documentary Film Series with indigenous science, traditional ecological knowledge and cultural arts. These cultural elements are being integrated…

 >>>> June 2017 >>>> Our Native American crew at Wisdom Workforce Development LLC gained new work opportunities thanks to partnerships with Friends of Trees, WHPacific and West Multnomah Soil and Waters Conservation District. They had a range of opportunities from planting and mulching trees in Lents and other neighborhoods, to planting Native plant species in…