Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2017

Monday, October 9 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day to honor the contributions and culture of Native Americans around the region.

Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration & Gathering at OHSU – 5 pm-7 pm

OHSU Native Empowerment Resource Group & Allies Presents Indigenous Peoples Day at OHSU
Casey Eye Institute – Marquam Hill – 3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Building Entrance is off SW Campus Drive
Free Parking in Casey Garage on SW Campus Drive

Come gather with us as relatives, community, and family for an opportunity to celebrate OHSU collaborations with Native communities & AI/AN people – past, present, and future — on this Indigenous Peoples Day!

Non-alcoholic beverages & light appetizers will be provided by Northwest Native American Research Center for Health (NW NARCH).

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2017 at the Oregon Zoo – 3 pm-6 pm

The event will run from 3 to 6 p.m. at the zoo’s entrance plaza and will include representatives from the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and Confederated Tribes of Siletz, cultural performances from Mexica Tiahui PDX and Portland State University’s Pacific Islander Club, local indigenous storytellers and First Foods practitioners.

Admission is free and the first 300 attendees will be given admission tickets to the zoo that are good through the rest of the year.

Indigenous Peoples Day at Portland State University – 5:30-8:30

Come join us at the Native American Student & Community Center for our annual Indigenous Peoples Day celebration with a panel discussion from local activists! The event is free and all are welcome to join. Dinner will be provided!

Questions? Please contact Yolonda Salguiero at For accessibility tools, please contact PSU Native American Student Community Center 710 SW Jackson St, Portland, Oregon 97201

PCC Native Nations Indigenous Science – 6 pm-8 pm

We were not discovered! Indigenous Peoples have been on our lands for 1000’s of years.

Science and Mathematics are organically woven through our culture in our weaving, planting, harvesting, living and community structures and so much more!

We are Here! We are Relevant! We are the Future!

Native Community Guest Speakers
Martika Wilbur ~Surviving Disappearance TEDTalk
Seahdom Edmo ~Sovereignty and Identity
Prof. Noriyo Kono ~Language Revitalization

Native Nations at PCC Cascade – Portland, Oregon 97217

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration in NE PDX – 6 pm-9 pm

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with us. First Nation’s – Singing, Drumming, Storytelling, Art…
Family friendly, all are welcome!
6 pm-6:50 pm: FREE Soup and Bread Supper
7 pm-9 pm: FREE Entertainment
Wilshire UM Native American Fellowship
3917 NE Shaver St * Portland, Oregon 97212 (503) 287-6526

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration in Beaverton – 6:15 pm-8 pm

The City of Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission, Beaverton Historical Society, and the city’s Cultural Inclusion Program are pleased to present Dr. David Gene Lewis, historian and professor of Anthropology and Native studies. Join us as Dr. Lewis, an active member of the Grand Ronde Tribe, discusses Beaverton’s indigenous past, current challenges and areas of progress.

6:15 p.m. | Refreshments, displays, and demonstrations
7 p.m. | Speaker followed by Q&A

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