Northwest Indian Storytellers Association (NISA) Membership Form

Are you a Native American tribal storyteller or oral historian? Or would you like to become an emerging storyteller and learn the art of traditional storytelling? If so, we welcome you to become a member of Northwest Indian Storytellers Association. Membership is free.

Please fill in the form below and click on “Submit the form”, e-mail or mail to:

NISA Coordinator
Wisdom of the Elders, Inc.
Kelly Butte House
3203 SE 109th Avenue
Portland, OR 97266

Tribal affiliation(s):
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 I want to become a member of the Northwest Indian Storytellers Association. Membership is free.
 I am a member of the Northwest Indian Storytellers Association. Please renew my membership.
Please send information and occasional updates leading up to the 2014 NISA Festival and Emerging Tribal Storyteller Workshop.

NOTE:  The registration fee for the Emerging Tribal Storytellers Workshop is $40 plus the donation of an item for our silent auction. This fee covers two days of workshops culminating in Sunday’s Emerging Storytellers Matinee, three meals, and entry to all storytelling festival events. Workshop events are for any tribal member and those who self-identify as Native American. You do not need to regard yourself as a storyteller to participate.

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Special thanks to our sponsors: Portland Art Museum Native American Art Council, Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA), Portland Community College, KBOO Community Radio 90.7, Northwest Indian College, Northwest Indian Storytellers Association (NISA), and Wisdom of the Elders. Funding provided by: National Endowment for the Arts, and Multnomah County Cultural Coalition. NISA was formed in 2005 by Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. (WISDOM) to encourage, preserve and strengthen traditional storytelling among tribes in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, and to share tribal oral tradition and cultural arts with our entire regional community. NISA and its festival events contribute to Wisdom’s mission of Native American cultural sustainability, education and race reconciliation.