Confluence Road Trip: Columbia River Gorge to the High Desert

06/28/2019 - 9:00am to 06/30/2019 - 2:00pm

Grade levels: Professional Development

Content areas: Culturally Responsive Teaching, Elementary Ed, Other, Professional Development, Secondary Ed, Social Studies

District/Organization: Confluence

Confluence Road Trips dig deeper into the storied landscape of the Columbia River. Time at sites of cultural and environmental significance with Native speakers offer the chance to hear first-person insights into Native culture and history. You will come away with a richer understanding of sovereignty, cultures based on reciprocity and resilience. Trips are fitting for the life long learner and designed as teacher workshops or professional development opportunities.

This trip includes a morning talk with Grand Ronde members and a traditional ecological knowledge hike at the Sandy River Delta in Troutdale, OR, celebrating Pi-Ume-Sha Treaty Days, in Warm Springs, OR, with featured speakers and a visit to Celilo Park near The Dalles, OR.

Cost $375. This includes speaker stipends, Friday breakfast and Saturday dinner. Not included: Saturday/Sunday breakfasts, lunches, Friday dinner, two night’s accommodations and transportation. Carpooling with Confluence can be arranged. Visit the Confluence website for more information.

Register here.