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A Conversation with Warm Springs Tribal Elder Bruce Jim

February 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Warm Springs Tribal Elder Bruce Jim will present the history of the Warm Springs Tribe and their traditional land use in Oregon’s high desert. From important history and legends of his people to a discussion of ceded lands and treaty rights to restoration projects happening on tribal land today, Bruce’s talk will stitch past to present. Learn how Warm Springs tribal members are stewards of the land, fish, and wildlife across Oregon’s high desert and how ONDA collaborates with the Confederated Tribe of the Warm Springs on restoration work.

About the speaker

Bruce Jim is of the Dock-Spus (Tukspush) people and is an elder of the Warm Springs Tribe. As a member of the Fish and Wildlife Committee of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and a board member of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, he is actively involved in restoration and stewardship of wildlife habitat on the Warm Springs Reservation, on Warm Springs ceded lands and elsewhere in the John Day River basin and the high desert.

Event notes

 Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the talk begins at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

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February 26, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Corinne Handelman
(503) 703-1006


First Congregational UCC
1126 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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