By Andy Neill October 2018 On Saturday October 13th, IAE staff took part in a cultural event at Champoeg State Heritage Area and State Park near Wilsonville, Oregon, that was the culmination of the efforts with our partners at Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde (CTGR) and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD). The event […]
Peter Moore, March 2018 Young children got their hands dirty and planted some bulbs and seeds of culturally important species recently at the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde (CTGR) Youth Education Building.
Pre-schoolers and children from the Elementary Chinuk Language Program had a great day digging up bulbs at the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde nursery in early November. The Natural Resources Department tribal nursery is part of the “Plants for People” project, funded by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, which is improving access to culturally important […]
Herbert Farm and Natural Area, a City of Corvallis property which lies at the confluence of Marys River and Muddy Creek south of Corvallis, was historically an important food gathering area for the Kalapuya people. Much of those tribal connections to the area have been lost and natural habitats degraded through conversion to agriculture. The […]
IAE recently completed the Tribal Native Plant Materials Program Development Plan for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. The plan is part of “Plants for People: bringing traditional ecological knowledge to restoration”, a project funded by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board. In addition to conducting restoration with a cultural plant focus, and gaining insights from […]