Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents Columbia River Indian Autumn on Saturday, November 4th at 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, Oregon. This free daytime event feature artisans, musicians and vendors from our regional Native American community.
The programming will includes flute music by Foster Kalama, tule mat making demonstrations by Taaw-lee-Winch, traditional Indian games and drumming with Jefferson Greene, and local craft vendors. A salmon lunch and Indian fry bread will be available for purchase on a first come first served basis beginning at 12:00 noon.
“We want to offer the opportunity for local indigenous peoples to showcase their culture and history at our facility,” said Executive Director Carolyn Purcell. This is part of an ongoing Indigenous Voices Project funded in part by grants from Trust Management Services, Oregon Historic Trails Fund and Wy’East Fund of Oregon Community Foundation, and Oregon Folklife Network. Additional sponsorship was provided by Weston Kia, Gresham.
For more information call 541-296-8600 ext. 201, or visit www.gorgediscovery.org
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum is the official interpretive center for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.