Native American events

Powwows, conferences and festivals fill out the calendar in and around Portland.

TATR13EdEagleStoryteller Ed Edmo at the Trading at the River conference.
Image courtesy of ONABEN
This section was produced in collaboration with the Oregon Native American Chamber.

New Native-owned businesses

Quintana Galleries

2447 S.E. Ankeny St.

Quintana Galleries features Northwest Coast, Arctic, Southwest and Mexican art and jewelry collections. To view the entire collection, visit their website.

TGIFrybread: Authentic Native American Cuisine

4810 S.W. Western Ave., Beaverton

This food cart specializes in Native American frybread, NdN tacos made by owners who hail from the Yakama Nation in Washington State and the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.

Current exhibitions

CCNA: Not Fragile

Through June 9, 2019

Portland Art Museum (1219 S.W. Park Ave.)

The Center for Contemporary Native Art is a dedicated gallery for presenting the work and perspectives of contemporary Native artists. At the core of the Center’s mission is a commitment to partner with Native artists and communities in co-creating exhibitions, interpretation, and programming. Through the exhibitions in this space, the Museum strives to center Native voices and perspectives as well as cultivate a sense of connection, partnership, and shared vision between Native communities and the museum.

For more information:

Other resources

PSU Native American Student & Community Center
Wisdom of the Elders
Find more Portland events in the events calendar.

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