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The Land, its People and the Future (Portland)

April 12, 2023 @ 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 oral historian for the Warm Springs Paiute. 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 took place at the Hollywood Theater in Portland on April 12.

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, 2023
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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