Portland Opera The Snowy Day Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
Indigenous History & Resilience
High Desert Museum Sasquatch Central Oregon

This series focuses on different aspects of Oregon’s contemporary Tribal culture and explores how traditional ways of life have continued forward throughout colonization and settlement of Oregon. This collection of writings and interviews showcases the history and resiliency of Oregon’s First Peoples.

Writer Steph Littlebird is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and photographer Joe Cantrell is Cherokee.


Steph Littlebird talks with Dave Miller on OPB’s Think Out Loud about what Indigenous resilience means in Oregon.
Steph Littlebird talks about the importance of visibility in this feature produced by The Oregon Community Foundation.
Several stories in the series were selected as the common reading assignment for incoming Lewis & Clark students.
The story about Greg Archuleta and Lifeways was reprinted in CONDITIONS, a collaborative publication of The Center for Art Research at the University of Oregon and The Ford Family Foundation Visual Arts Program. It was also republished as part of the Visual Arts Ecology Project, a joint venture of The Ford Family Foundation Visual Arts Program and the Oregon Arts Commission.

Seeding Justice/MRG Foundation
Collins Foundation
Oregon Cultural Trust
The Ford Family Foundation’s Visual Arts Program
Fred W. Fields Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation

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Pacific Maritime Heritage Center Prosperity of the Sea Lincoln County Historical Society Newport Oregon Coast
Newport Performance and Visual Arts Centers Newport Oregon Coast
Chamber Music Northwest Beethoven's Complete Piano Trios The Old Church Portland Oregon
City of Hillsboro Walters Cultural Arts Center She's Speaking Live! Hillsboro Oregon
Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series Willamette University Salem Oregon
Portland State University College of Arts William Shakespeare Measure for Measure PSU Portland Oregon
Portland Chamber Orchestra Young Artist Competition University of Portland Free Event Portland Oregon
Portland Area Theatre Alliance Fertile Ground Portland Oregon
Portland Art Museum Virtual Sneakers to Cutting Edge Kicks Portland Oregon
Tilikum Chamber Orchestra Lake Oswego High School Fairy Tales and Folk Songs Lake Oswego Oregon
Portland Center Stage at the Armory Quixote Nuevo Portland Oregon
Portland Columbia Symphony Realm of Nature Beaverton and Gresham Oregon
Portland Opera The Snowy Day Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
White Bird Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Keller Auditorium Portland Oregon
Northwest Dance Project Sarah Slipper Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
Corrib Theatre Contemporary Irish Theatre Portland Oregon
Seattle Opera The Life and Times of MalcolmX McCaw Hall Seattle Washington
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Music Concert Rooted Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Newmark Theater Portland Oregon
High Desert Museum Sasquatch Central Oregon
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