The Northwest Indian Storytelling Association (NISA) 2014 Festival and Emerging Traditional Storytellers Workshops celebrates the ninth season of traditional storytelling in the Pacific Northwest. With friends and relatives joining us from around the region, generations come together to listen to and learn from one another, the craft of traditional storytelling woven into each day.
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Our featured guest is Paul Lumley (Yakama), Executive Director of Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC).
Sunday September 7th, at 1:00 pm Discovering Our Story Television Program aired LIVE on Comcast Ch. 11 in the Portland Metro Area.
The program will air again on Tuesday, September 9th at 10 PM, on Portland Comcast Channel 22, and again on Friday, September 12th at 9 AM, on Portland Comcast Channel 23.
Mr. Lumley has a wide-ranging background on issues that directly impact American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. He has worked directly with tribal governments, tribal consortia, virtually all federal agencies impacting Indian Country, and Native American national and regional organizations throughout his professional career.
- Learn more about Paul at: http://www.critfc.org/staff/paul-lumley/
- View his bio at: http://www.critfc.org/paul-lumley/
Join Rose High Bear, Nico Wind, and Bill Ray in welcoming Wisdom of the Elders Board member Ga-lo Vann to Studio A at Portland Community Media. Ga-lo Vann (Cherokee) is a Project Manager for the CDC-funded Oregon Prevention Research Center (PRC) at the Center for Healthy Communities in OHSU’s Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, where he supports the Dangerous Decibels program, Listen for Life project, and PRC-funded programming for Native American tribes. He is also the Chair of OHSU’s Native American Employee Resource Group and a member of the CDC National Community Committee, an advisory committee to guide responsible policies and partnerships in conducting research with at-risk communities of color.
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