Weaving The (Digital) Stories Of Celilo Falls: An Introduction To Confluence Project's Interactive Website
Event Type: Speaker/Lecture
Contact: Tania Hyatt-Evenson
Tue, 08/28/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
McMenamins Edgfield: Power Station Theater
2126 SW Halsey Street
Troutdale, OR 97060
About the Event
The Oregon Encyclopedia (The OE) continues its monthly series of History Nights at McMenamins pubs
with programs at the Edgefield Power Station Theater. At each History Night, The OE will look back at
the people and events that have shaped our communities. Visit www.oregonencyclopedia.org for History
Night locations and more details.
Enjoy a preview of the new and upcoming Confluence Project’s Celilo Park art installation and accompanying
interpretive website. At this Oregon Encyclopedia History Night, learn about the stories of Celilo Falls and
its people, view images and video footage, and engage in discussion about multi-media interpretation of
Confluence Project is a collaborative effort of Pacific Northwest tribes, renowned artist Maya Lin, civic
groups from Washington and Oregon and other artists, architects and landscape designers. The project
stretches more than 300 miles from where the Columbia River flows into the Pacific Ocean, to Clarkston,
WA, with sites in both Oregon and Washington. Each of its six sites features an art installation by Ms. Lin
that interprets the area’s ecology and history, encouraging the visitor to reflect on how the surroundings
have changed over time. Visit www.confluenceproject.org for more information.
Presented by: Donna Sinclair and Aili Schreiner
Presenters include, Donna Sinclair, Celilo Website Coordinator & Historian. Donna has an M.A. in History
from Portland State University (2004), and is completing a doctorate in Urban Studies. Aili Schreiner, Project Director, brings cultural nonprofit management, marketing, and fundraising experience from her previous work with the Oregon Historical Society, the Oregon Historical Society Press, and the Oregon Heritage Commission.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Registration not required. Free and open to the public.