Public Lecture on "Columbia River Native People" Presented by Pat Courtney Gold, Wasco Native and Scappoose Resident
- Public Lecture on "Columbia River Native People" Presented by Pat Courtney Gold, Wasco Native and Scappoose Resident
- Pat will share her 12,000 year heritage and culture. Learn about the extensive Columbia River trade route, the wealth of the Native People from fishing and trade (commerce). Pat will discuss the unique dip net fishing techniques, the importance of Native Women, and the cultural lifestyles: houses, cooking, foods, clothing, art and crafts. Pat will also bring artifacts to highlight the culture. Pat is a Wasco Native, the upriver branch of the Chinook Nation. Her ancestors lived along the Columbia River for generations. Pat is known for her traditional Northwest Native Weavings.
- When Aug 23, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM (US/Pacific / UTC-700)
- Where Scappoose Public Library
- Contact Name Grace Merritt
- Contact Phone 503-543-7123
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Pat's honors include:
National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowship, Washington, DC;
Featured Artist, Oregon Art Beat, OPB, Portland, OR;
Governor's Arts Award, Salem, OR;
Featured Basket Weaver in PBS series, "Craft in America".
Pat's work is collected in: The Smithsonian National Museum of American Indians, Washington DC; Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Burke Museum, Seattle, WA; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR.; High Desert Museum, Bend, OR.; School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, NM.
Her work is collected internationally at the British Museum, London, England; Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, Canada; Hei Tiki Gallery, Rotorua, New Zealand; Private Collection, Germany.