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Community Events & Green Events

Cathlapotle Plankhouse Talk and Tours

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 12:00pm - 04:00pm
 

Wyest. Phato. Loowit. These are well known legends about the formation of our local giants, Mt Hood, Mt Adams and Mt St Helens. Where did these stories come from and do they have origins in local indigenous culture?

”Colonizing Native History” - 1:00 PM

Our keynote speaker, Dr. David Lewis, will take a look at these and other stories that are often accepted as coming from indigenous cultures, and examine the effects of colonizing Native History.


Plankhouse Tours from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Explore hands on displays inside the Plankhouse and family-friendly activities throughout the day.
Guided walk at 2:00 PM
Join a Refuge Naturalist to explore relationships between the Chinookan People & the landscape of the Refuge.




Location 

The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge 
933 N Main Ave 
Ridgefield, WA 98642

www.fws.gov/refuge/Ridgefield/visit/Cathlapotle_Plankhouse 

Event Sponsor  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge System