Page 9 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - September 2014
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Heritage and Culture Program News 9th Annual Northwest Indian Heritage and Culture Classes Offered Tribal Members Storytelling Festival Cultural Coordinator, Walter Lewis has gathered cedar for tribal members and it is now ready for use on projects. Our program invites beginning weavers who are tribal members to come to the Saturday and Sunday community center and learn how to prepare the cedar by stripping and splitting it. Once you have October 11 and 12 learned to do this you can prepare your weaving kits to make a project. Portland, Oregon The Emerging Storytellers Culture Room is Open Workshop will be held over two Monday 11:00AM – 5:30 PM days. Registration is $40.00, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays and includes admission to the NOON-7:00 PM weekend festival events. Please contact us at the community center and let us know if you want to participate in this project. A single ticket admission to any one festival We are still looking for teachers who CAN DO beading, fshing classes, special sewing projects, art event is $20, however, this is offered on a classes, or other projects. sliding-scale donation basis, as no one will be turned away for a lack of funds. Please contact Joyleen McCrory at 360-709-1748 if you are interested. If you have any suggestions or ideas that you think would be a great tribal member family activity please let us know. Storytellers Invite: If there are any story- keepers who would like to participate please Heritage Coordinator, Lynn Hoheisel is available to work on family trees with tribal member families contact Daniel Dixon (Menominee/Stockbridge- and is still looking for pictures to add to our collection. Munsee Mohican)NISA Coordinator at 503-775- Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:30PM 4014 or email Pendleton Sewing Classes If you have a group that is interested in attending please refer to the contact number. It would Coming Soon! be great to see ‘delegations' from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho tribal communities! If you are interesting in making a vest, bag or an apron. Sign up sheets will be available at the tribal center front desk or the Heritage room at the Community Center. Website: Chehalis History Preserved on University Microflm a little afraid being Leap Year, he thought it best to stay home. Compiled by Jolynn Amrine Goertz Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pete and daughter, Ruth, And, a little later, were callers at the Reservation last week, enroute “Reservation Notes” from 1932 from Hoquiam. High Water Threatens The University of Washington holds a microflm Wm. Carrlson and daughter, Elizabeth, of the collection of many historic Washington Muckleboat [Muckleshoot] Reservation are The highway east of Oakville was submerged newspapers, including early issues of The guests of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Benn. Wednesday and Thursday of this week, but Oakville Cruiser. In the 1920s and 1930s, The traffc was able to continue. At last report it was Oakville Cruiser had a section on “News Stories A card party was held at the Beckwith residence receding. of Interest from Neighboring Communities.” last Friday. Refreshments were served at These communities included Cedarville, East midnight. The big Chief had a good time. Resources Oakville, Garrard Creek, and the Reservation. A party for the young people was given Saturday Some of the “Reservation Notes” are credited night at the Johnny Benn residence. Old copies of The Oakville Cruiser can be to Frank Pete, and others were written by staff viewed on microflm in the MicNews section of correspondents. These “Notes” give us a glimpse The offcials of the U. S. Indian Offce played the Suzzallo and Allen Libraries at the University of what life was like on the Reservation in the Santa last week for everybody got shoes, overcoat of Washington in Seattle, and at the Washington early twentieth century. The following excerpt is and underwear. The big Chief thanked them. State Library in Olympia. from January 22, 1932. Bis[h]op Peter Heck and George Jack, his “Reservation Notes.” The Oakville Cruiser. 22 Reservation Notes secretary, went to Neah Bay last week on a January1932. Microform. Suzzallo and Allen business trip. Libraries Microform and Newspaper Collections: W. H. Cameron, Attorney of Centralia, was a Microflm A6044. business caller on the Reservation last week. The big Chief was invited on that trip, but he was    Page 9
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