Wisdom accepting #GivingTuesday and end of year donations via PayPal:

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When you become a Friend of Wisdom of the Elders by making automatic monthly donations through PayPal, you will receive an invitation to dinner in January with co-founder Rose High Bear at Wisdom’s Kelly Butte House and Gardens.

We appreciate your support which helps us accomplish Native American cultural sustainability, multimedia education and race reconciliation. Our mission: Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. (Wisdom) records, preserves and shares oral history, cultural arts, language concepts and traditional ecological knowledge of exemplary Native elders and scientists in partnership with diverse Native organizations, educational and science institutions and government agencies.

Dogidinh! (means “thank you” in Deg Hit’an Dine):

Please donate today and consider becoming a Friend of Wisdom of the Elders! We need your financial support so Wisdom can continue to correct misconceptions, end prejudice, bring health and wellness to Native people, and demonstrate how Indian culture is continuing to enrich today’s world.

October’s Discovering Our Story TV

Board Treasurer for Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., Shyla Spicer (Yakama Nation) was our featured guest on Discovering Our Story Television Program Sunday, October 5 at 1 PM. Hosts Bill Ray and Nico Wind and executive producer Rose High Bear welcomed Shyla to Studio A at Portland Community Media.

Operations Manager for Sustainable Business & Innovation at Nike Inc., Shyla served for the past 4 years as co-chair of Nike’s Native American Network developing a cultural design program highlighting art and fashion in Native American artistry.