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Acorn Festival

Event Details
Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Selma Community Center
Hwy. 199
Selma, OR
(541) 5923939

You are invited to the 4th Annual Acorn Festival. Come and enjoy fun and food as we celebrate the nutritious and delicious acorn! Volunteer and helping hands needed! For more information, contact Suzanne Vautier at the number listed. Sponsored by the Cultural and Ecological Enhancement Network.

R.E.D. Harvest Social

Please join us next weekend for our Harvest Social! We look forward to sharing the bounty of our garden harvests with our community. It will be hosted in the Community Room of the SOU Student Family Housing Complex, 1361 Quincy Street in Ashland, 5 ~ 8:30 p.m. next Saturday, October 22. Bring a potluck dish if you can, free and open to all!

The Warmth Project

Under the loving umbrella of Sweetwater Education Foundation, I am honored to direct the Native Children Education Project.....which further sponsors specific project. In this case THE WARMTH PROJECT. Please click "read more" directly below.

Joanne Shenandoah in Concert Friday, September 30

St. Clair Productions presents Native American singer/songwriter Joanne Shenandoah in concert on Friday, September 30, 8 p.m., at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 4th St., Ashland. Whistling Elk Singers open the show. Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 at the door, $10 for teens 12-17 and free under 12. Tickets available at Music Coop, American Trails, on-line at or call 541-535-3562.

A portion of the proceeds benefits Red Earth Descendants.

Community THANK YOU!

Whistling Elk family had an AMAZING trip to Wisconsin this past summer. We will be sharing more about the journey as we gather our thoughts, photos, journals and memories of the trip. The trip allowed several people to reunite with relatives and homelands, from Wyoming to South Dakota to Minneapolis to Wisconsin. It was a magical time shared and given to the Drum and its singers, and every stop along the way was meaningful and special to us. Much learned, much appreciated about family ties to back home places. Please click "read more" under picture.

18th Annual Multicultural Fair

Please join the Red Earth Descendants community, Whistling Elk Singers and the multicultural community of Southern Oregon for a rich display of food, art and entertainment from our diverse region. R.E.D. will help provide an inter-tribal presence at this year's Fair, with performances by Whistling Elk Singers and Storytelling in a traditional tipi with Benson Lanford.

Saturday, September 24 in Hawthorne Park, Medford. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m..

We look forward to seeing you!

See our calendar link for further details.

Fall~Winter Longhouse Schedule at Lane Community College Longhouse, Eugene

LongHouse Schedule

* LongHouse Ceremony will be scheduled at the Lane Community College LongHouse on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month.
* LongHouse will start promptly at 10:00am, please come a bit early if possible, give time to visit and greet others (part of the tradition to get to know your community).
* Following the ceremony there will be a feast, please bring a dish to share, kitchen facilities are on-site.
* Also we ask that we all join in the clean-up, many hands make for light work. Click "read more" for the schedule.

Klamath Restoration Celebration

R.E.D. community is invited to Chiloquin this weekend, August 26-28 for the 25th Annual Restoration Celebration. Pow Wow Grand Entries at the Chiloquin High School Football Field are 1 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 27; 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 28. Other events in town--a youth rodeo, community feasts, lots of Native vendors. See our calendar on this site--flier attached with more detailed information.

Nesika Illahee Pow-Wow in Siletz, Oregon

Whistling Elk will be attending the Annual Nesika Illahee Pow-Wow
R.E.D. community invited~
August 12th - 14th, 2011

Pauline Ricks Memorial Pow-Wow Grounds
Government Hill in Siletz, OR
All Drummers and Dancers Welcome

The Nesika Illahee Pow-Wow is a Drug and alcohol-free event. We are not responsible for accidents, lost or stolen items.
Vendor registration is required. Click on the link below for more information concerning vendors.
Camping: $25 trash fee, $5 pet fee/per pet (camping area)

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