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The Land, its People and the Future (Portland)

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Wilson Wewa will discuss the land, its people and the past, present and future of protecting the high desert in Oregon. Wilson is a storyteller, spiritual leader, and the Warm Spring’s Paiute Tribe’s oral historian. A descendant of Paiute Chief Paulina and Chief Weahwewa, he learned most of the stories and legends he tells from his grandmother and tribal elders in Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and California. Wewa is the author of Legends of the Northern Paiute (OSU Press 2017).

The Land, its People and the Future will take place at the Hollywood Theater in Portland. Tickets are $10. Reduced cost tickets are available for those experiencing a barrier to purchasing tickets. Reach out to Claire Cekander (ccekander@onda.org) for more information.

Check out the full 2023 High Desert Speaker Series lineup including events in Bend and online.

Thank you to First Interstate Bank for sponsoring the 2023 High Desert Speaker Series.


April 12
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Claire Cekander


Hollywood Theater
4122 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97212
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