Native Oregon Voices

Karen Richards

One administrator at Lane Community College is using her experience to bring more Native students to the school and help them succeed.


Karen Richards

 

Oregon has many historic and geological sites with informative signage. What’s been missing until recently is much recognition of the time before Lewis and Clark. There’s momentum now to tell a deeper history of the state.


Karen Richards

While the business of art is always in flux, the Indigenous art community may see more dramatic change than most. As part of our series “Native Oregon Voices,” KLCC takes a look at the evolving Native American art scene.  


Karen Richards

 

All nine Oregon tribes have Cultural Resources departments. Some have archaeologists on staff, others have museums or archives. In recent years, the number of donations of cultural artifacts is soaring. Here's the next installment of our “Native Oregon Voices” series.


Karen Richards

Many Oregon place names have Native American roots. Some of them teach lessons about the land and its history, others are more like a game of “telephone” played over time. Here are a few stories about local place names.