Grand Ronde's History and Culture Summit

The History and Culture Summit is an annual event hosted by the Cultural Resources Department of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde that highlights the Tribe's relationships, places, and practices throughout its lands. The Summit supports a healthy community and promotion of Tribal lifeways through presentations of current research, leading hands-on activities, and cultivating community outreach.

Below are links to video recordings of previous years' presentations.

2018 History and Culture Summit

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2017 History and Culture Summit

View 2017's Agenda

SESSION 1
Sovereignty - Mike Karnosh
Louis Kenover - Henry Zenk
Kalapuya Stories - Jedd Schrock

SESSION 2 - LAND AND WATER
Traditional Burning Practices - Kelly Derr
Paleo Landforms - Jon Krier
Willamette Falls - Kelly Dirksen, Greg Archuleta

SESSION 3 - TRADITIONAL GATHERINGS
Pow Wow - Washie Squetimkin
Round Dance - Bobby Mercier
Plank House - Jordan Mercier
Canoe Journey - Cristina Lara

SESSION 5 - WAWA
Corinne Rupp - Museum Update
Meagan Flier - Reconnecting
Eve Dewan - St. Michaels
Tia Cody - In Search of Mounds
Hannah Wellman - Sea Otters
Alex Nyers - Obsidian Sourcing
Ali Holsclaw / Justine Colton - Wawa Education

SESSION 6 - HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Historic Preservation 101 - Briece Edwards
Protection & Compliance - Chris Bailey & Cheryl Pouley
Field School Update - Sara Gonzalez, Ian Kretzler