Community Events & Green Events
Cathlapotle Plankhouse Talk and Tours
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.
The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
1071 Hillhurst Rd.
Ridgefield, WA 98642
Event Sponsor The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge System