Storytelling

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

Wisdom of the Elders

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…

Turtle Island Storytellers Network

Turtle Island Storytellers Logo

Turtle Island Storytellers Network is the American Indian online speakers bureau which promotes 80 tribal storytellers, historians, and song carriers. This network was developed to provide speaking and consulting opportunities for tribal elders, oral historians, storytellers and song carriers from 13 states in the Northwest and Northern Plains states. Individual webpage portfolios include information on…

Northwest Indian Storytellers Association

NISA Fesrival Graphic

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…