Lower Columbia River Confluence Project Road Trip

When:

July 13-15, 2018

Where:

A three-day tour of three Lower Columbia River Confluence Project installations and other locations, as follows:

  • Friday, July 13: Sandy River Delta; Confluence Bird Blind walk, OR
  • Saturday, July 14: Confluence Land Bridge and Fort Vancouver Tour, WA;
  • Saturday evening, July 14: An evening with Chinook Nation chairman Tony Johnson and other members of the Chinook Nation at Bay Center, WA, featuring a salmon bake, song, dance, and a walk down to the old village site.
  • Sunday, July 15: Confluence at Cape Disappointment, WA

Description:

This three-day tour of lower Columbia River Confluence Project sites will give participants an opportunity to learn from leaders in tribal lifeways and sovereignty, archaeology, and ecological stewardship. Speakers will share their perspectives on the history, heritage, and experience that contribute to an evolving story of the Columbia River. Lower Columbia River Confluence Project locations have been selected based on their capacity to illustrate rich, enduring stories of place.

The Speakers and Discussion Leaders

Friday, July 13:

  • Colin Fogarty, Executive Director, Confluence
  • Greg Archuleta, Lifeways Educator, Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde
  • Michael Karnosh, Ceded Lands Program Manager, Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde
  • Bill Weiler, Restoration Project Coordinator, Sandy River Watershed Council

Saturday, July 14:

  • Lillian Pitt, celebrated Columbia River Artist
  • Christine Dupres, Cowlitz Tribal Council Member, Folklorist and author of Being Cowlitz: How One Tribe Renewed and Sustained Its Identity
  • Doug Wilson, Archaeologist, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
  • Tony Johnson, Chairman of the Chinook Nation

Sunday, July 15:

  • Aaron Webster, Interpretive Specialist, Cape Disappointment Washington State Parks
  • Colin Fogarty, Executive Director, Confluence
Lower Columbia River Confluence Project Road Trip: Learn More

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