Events & Activities

Nesika Illahee Pow Wow

We have had a great weekend at the Siletz Nesika Illahee Pow Wow! We have sold lots of sweatshirts and have a few left! If we are out of your size, no worries, we will be getting more in and are taking orders now. Stop by the booth today, 11AM – 3PM.

Raffle prizes included … two baskets with the STAHS Cookbook, “A Time to Wail” by Grace Elting Castle, Smoke Signals DVD, and some other great items. A beautiful skirt and necklace created by Cynthia Farlow. Plus a couple canvas prints that highlight images from our postcards.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown and friend to the Siletz Tribe attended the pow wow on Friday night. STAHS Board Chairman Gloria Ingle and Siletz Tribal Vice Chairman Alfred “Bud” Lane III explain the logo on the back of the STAHS sweatshirt the board gifted to the Governor
Deeni Rilatos, Siletz Tribal Member, was so happy to meet Oregon Governor Kate Brown. This photo truly depicts the theme “Siletz Youth – Our Future” that was for the parade that would happen the following day!
A popular patch, limited supply. Stop by the table today, 8/11/2019, to pick one up, only $5!
We have sold out of “The People Are Dancing Again” by Charles Wilkinson and will be getting more very soon, let us know if you still need to get your copy.
Limited quantity of the first edition cookbooks are still available. Get your copy right away, makes a wonderful gift – has recipes from many Tribal members. The gift basket is part of the raffle drawing held at 2PM Sunday 8/11/2019.
A beautiful ribbon skirt created by Cynthia Farlow (STAHS Board Director) to donate to the raffle that goes directly to the Capital Campaign Fund to build the museum & cultural center. This is Cynthia’s way to acknowledge Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. #MMIW
Grace Elting Castle (STAHS Board Director) was at the booth on Saturday to visit with people and to sell & sign her book “A Time To Wail.” Grace donated $5.00 from every book sale to the Capital Fund. Thank you Grace!
Angela Ramirez (left, STAHS Board Treasurer) and Shawna Gray (right, STAHS Board Secretary) all ready for the parade for the Nesika Illahee Pow Wow, lots of candy and STAHS information to hand out. Thank you to the kids and Tribal members that walked with our float.
Thank you to Cristian Ramirez for loaning STAHS his truck to use as the float for the parade.
STAHS float, Siletz Youth – Our Future
Volunteers Kent Rilatos & Ashliegh Ramirez taking a break & doing some weaving. Kent did a demonstration of bear grass braiding – after several years of looking for an instructor; Ashliegh learned how to do the braid! Happy weaving Ashliegh! Thank you both for all of your hard work this weekend volunteering for STAHS.
Thank you to volunteer Elaine Smith for helping STAHS this weekend!
Raffle winner!
Raffle winner!
Raffle winner!
Raffle winner!
Raffle winner!