Fundraising, Ghii De-Ne Dvn

Thank you Spirit Mountain Community Fund

L to R Shawna Gray, STAHS Board, Angela Schlappie, SMCF Program Coordinator, Glendora Osborn, STAHS Vice-Chairman, Stephanie Chamberlin, STAHS Program Director, Jesse Knight, SMCF Grants Coordinator, Cynthia Farlow, STAHS Chairman, Angela Ramirez, STAHS Treasurer & Secretary (CTSI Tribal Council Rep.), Angela Sears, SMCF Executive Director, Michael Cherry, SMCF Board of Trustee (CTGR Tribal Council), Brenda… Continue reading Thank you Spirit Mountain Community Fund

Fundraising, Ghii De-Ne Dvn

πŸ’— Heartfelt thank you to Spirit Mountain Community Fund! πŸ’—

Siletz Tribal Arts & Heritage Society is so grateful to Spirit Mountain Community Fund for their generous grant to support the operations of Ghii Dee-Ne Dvn, A Place for the People.  This generous grant is a testament to Spirit Mountain Community Funds commitment to support STAHS continued mission of promoting the practice, conservation, and restoration… Continue reading πŸ’— Heartfelt thank you to Spirit Mountain Community Fund! πŸ’—

Staff

Welcome to our new Society Development Director

Stephanie Chamberlin, STAHS Society Development Director The STAHS Board of Directors would like to introduce & welcome Siletz Tribal member Stephanie Chamberlin as the Society Development Director. She comes to serve the Board with over 20 years of experience working for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. Stephanie is responsible for the overall planning and… Continue reading Welcome to our new Society Development Director

Interview with a Siletz Elder

The Elder Experience – An Interview with Tribal Elder Ed Ben

By Teresa Simmons, Vice Chair, Siletz Tribal Arts & Heritage Society It would be impossible to adequately convey the full story of Edmond Ben’s life in the space available. To say he’s an institution would be an understatement. What I can do is give you a brief outline and a small glimpse of Ed Ben’s… Continue reading The Elder Experience – An Interview with Tribal Elder Ed Ben

Collections & Acquisitions

Moffitt family donates artifacts found near Waldport to Tribe

By Teresa Simmons, Vice Chair, Siletz Tribal Arts & Heritage Society On the morning of March 11, 2023 the Siletz Tribal Arts and Heritage Society Board of Directors hosted a reception in the STAHS Boutique and Museum that was followed by the actual noon groundbreaking ceremony for the permanent museum, Ghii Dee-Ne Dvn: A Place… Continue reading Moffitt family donates artifacts found near Waldport to Tribe

Interview with a Siletz Elder

The Elder Experience – An interview with Siletz Tribal Elder Jane John

By Teresa Simmons, Vice Chair, Siletz Tribal Arts & Heritage Society We think we know our Elders, but do we? I had the opportunity to sit and visit with Jane (Service) John in February.  You know when you take the time to listen, really listen, you learn things.  A lot of living goes into 80… Continue reading The Elder Experience – An interview with Siletz Tribal Elder Jane John