Northwest Indian Storytellers Association

9th Annual Northwest Indian Storytelling Festival

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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.

NISA Eighth Annual Storytelling Festival

8th Annual NISA Festival

The Northwest Indian Storytelling Association’s (NISA) 2013 Festival and Emerging Tribal Storytellers Workshops celebrated our eighth season of tribal storytelling in the Pacific Northwest. With friends and relatives joining us from all over the region, generations came together to listen to and learn from one another, the craft of traditional storytelling woven into each day.

The Seventh Annual Northwest Indian Storytelling Festival

Festival theme:   Honoring the Salmon and Animals So They Will Return  Friday – Sunday  October 26-28, 2012 at Portland State University’s Native American Student and Community Center (Friday) and Hoffmann Hall (Saturday)    Special thanks to our sponsors:  Northwest Indian Storytellers Association, PSU’s Indigenous Nations Studies Program and Native American Student and Community Center, National…

Tribal Invitation to Seventh Annual Northwest Indian Storytelling Festival October 26-28, 2012

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The Seventh Annual Northwest Indian Storytelling Festival is scheduled for October 26-28, 2012 at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. The NISA Emerging Tribal Storytellers Workshop is Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, 2012. We extend warm greetings to Native American community members interested in knowing more about Native American culture and heritage to join…

NISA Storytelling Festival

The Advisory Council of the Northwest Indian Storytellers Association held their annual retreat over the weekend at the Brighton Creek Retreat Center in Roy, Washington.  Advisory Council members invited their emerging tribal storytellers

Sixth Annual NISA Tribal Story Telling Festival

[smooth=id:42;] The Northwest Indian Storytellers Association kicked off the Sixth Annual NISA Tribal Story Telling Festival on October 13th through the 16th. This four-day event, hosted by PSU’s Native American Student and Community Center, warmly invited the greater Portland community to share in the rich ancestral tradition of Native groups from the Pacific Northwest. Each…

Northwest Indian Storytellers Association

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We welcome Washington, Oregon and Idaho tribal members, along with the region’s urban Indian storytellers from other nations around Turtle Island, to join the Northwest Indian Storytellers Association (NISA). Sign up online to become a NISA member here. NISA MISSION STATEMENT: NISA was formed in 2005 to encourage, preserve and strengthen traditional storytelling among tribes…