Cathlapotle Plankhouse Second Sunday

Dr. Lewis will explore commonly known “Native” oral histories such as the creation of the Bridge of the Gods. He will examine why these stories have been so popular among non-native people in the Pacific Northwest, and how these stories can actually contribute to the erasure of Indigenous histories.

The Plankhouse is open from 12:00 PM-4:00 PM. House tours, kids activities, and naturalist guided walks are included with every event. These events are free with refuge admission. Stop by any time between 12 and 4!

”Colonizing Native History” – 1:00 PM
Our keynote speaker, Dr. David Lewis, will take a look at these and other stories that are often accepted as coming from indigenous cultures, and examine the effects of colonizing Native History.
Plankhouse Tours from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Explore hands on displays inside the Plankhouse and family-friendly activities throughout the day.

Guided walk at 2:00 PM
Join a Refuge Naturalist to explore relationships between the Chinookan People & the landscape of the Refuge.

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