Wisdom of the Elders, Inc
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Tim Keenan Burgess visits Israel as a visiting artist at Musrara School
Wisdom's Director of Multi-Media and Co-Director/Producer of Wisdom’s ongoing documentary film series, Tim Keenan Burgess recently completed a long paused program and cultural exchange between Wisdom of the Elders, Inc and the Musrara phototherapy school in Jerusalem...
Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. Seeks Young Indigenous Perspectives on Its Board of Directors
The Wisdom of the Elders, Inc is guided by a Board of Directors that provides feedback, guidance, and support to the Executive Director and helps to plan for the organization future. The board is currently seeking at least three new members who can bring Indigenous...
Your Voice Matters – Native Vote – Announcement Repost
Oregon Voter Information The deadline to register to vote for Oregon's Primary election is tomorrow, April 26 at 11:59 PM. If you have not yet registered to vote for the upcoming election on May 17th, or would like to make changes to your registration we are here to...
About Wisdom Of The Elders
Wisdom records, preserves, and shares oral history, cultural arts, language concepts, and traditional ecological knowledge of exemplary Native American elders, storytellers, and scientists in collaboration with diverse institutions, agencies, and organizations. Our vision: Native American cultural sustainability, multimedia education, and cultural reconciliation.
Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. (Wisdom) was founded in 1993 by the late Martin High Bear, Lakota medicine man and spiritual leader, and Rose High Bear, Deg Hitan Dine (or Alaskan Athabascan), and Inupiat.
Join us at the Portland Indigenous Marketplace
Join us for the Portland Indigenous Marketplace. An in-person Indigenous Marketplaces event for Spring/Summer 2022, the marketplace will be held at 432 NE 74th ave Portland, OR 97213 Portland Indigenous Marketplace supports indigenous artists and entrepreneurs by...
Meet and Greet with Vision Maker Media
Some of our Wisdom team members attended the Vision Maker Media meet and greet on Friday, May 6th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Portland City Grill. Vision Maker Media is based in Nebraska and was here in the PNW for a week for meetings, networking, and strategic...
Latest News From Summer 2022
Greetings, We hope this finds you all well and enjoying your summer. This has been a very busy season for us as we are reassessing and deepening our Workforce Internship programs and building more collaborative partnerships. First and foremost, we would like to extend...
Spring Update | Expanding Partnerships & More
Greetings to all of you~ First, we at Wisdom are so delighted and continuously inspired by all of the ongoing support you all are showing us and the work that we do in our shared communities. Your weekly and monthly donations are helping to sustain our work in the...
Native Wisdom Documentary Film Update
Wisdom’s multimedia team is continuing its work on an educational film shared with the forestry service, and also filming a program that features a variety of Grandmothers stories.
Traditional Ecological Knowledge: An Internship program
Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. is pleased to announce the (TEK Program) Traditional Ecological Knowledge. This program is designed for interns and focuses on traditional ecological knowledge passed down from generations.
Featured Wisdom Projects & Community Action
Wisdom Workforce, LLC wins 2021 Bill Naito Award
A special shout out to Bruce Amick, Karrie Young, Adrienne Moat, David Eyster, and William Hudacek of our Wisdom Workforce, LLC for winning the Bill Naito award this year, 2021. The Wisdom Workforce, LLC has had a very busy year so far. Our partnerships and projects...
Wisdom Internship Traditional Ecological Knowledge Day on Zenger Farm
This past 2021 spring the Wisdom of the Elders, Inc WABI & WWD Internships concluded their program of traditional ecological knowledge. The program was from March 15th, 2021 through the week of June 7th, and met three days a week either virtually or at various...
The Native Wisdom Documentary Film Series Premieres New Docs at the Northwest Film Center
Wisdom of the Elders, a Native-run, Oregon non-profit, in partnership with the Northwest Film Center, will premiere two new one-hour programs in its Native Wisdom Documentary Film Series about today’s changing climate and how it is affecting Native Oregonians’...
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Notes from Wisdom’s Executive Director
New Years Greetings
First and foremost, we would like to express our gratitude to all of you who made such generous donations to Wisdom of the Elders through our Give! Guild campaign and to those who made private donations. What a turnout!
We cannot continue the work for our communities without your generous support and continued partnerships and helping with the collaborative work we share throughout our communities. We have been able to move forward with our Strategic Plans for building into the future a stronger stance and broader outreach into our communities and helping to restore and rebuild our Traditional Ecological internships and move forward with making new films and increasing our curriculum to include more STEM/STEAM elements and partnerships.
I hope each of you is keeping well and safe and I wish you all a prosperous New Year.
With our deepest gratitude, we thank you to each and every one!