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Kathy as a young girl living on the reservation, just before Termination. Courtesy of Kathleen Hill.

Type: Lecture     Series: Experience Oregon

You’re So Vain: Indian-White Relations in the 21st Century

Klamath tribal citizen Kathleen Hill discusses the relationship between Indigenous people and settler-colonists in North America. While the sovereignty of Native nations is legally recognized, “white” systems of power continue to dominate and intrude into the lives of Native people.

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Alameda Park Community Church, 1923. Looking north, Regents Drive to the right and NE 31st Avenue to the left. Courtesy of the Frank L. Moore Collection at the Amistad Research Center and Lousiana State University Digital Library.

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Northeast Portland: Past, Present and Future


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

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Historic Santiam Pass Ski Lodge. Image courtesy of McMenamins Old St. Francis School.

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

Lost Ski Areas of Oregon


McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 N.W. Bond Street
Bend, Oregon 97703

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Still from Buster Keaton’s The General

Type: Lecture, Film Showing     Series: History Pub

The Making of “The General”—Buster Keaton’s Masterpiece


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

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Flora Thompson reading a book with her granddaughter. OHS Research Library, bb017601

Type: Lecture, Film Showing, Partner Event     

Celilo Collaborations: Sharing the Stories of a Place and Its People


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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  • Family-friendly
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Mitzi Loftus with her family at the Tule Lake Internment Camp. (McMenamins)

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Detained by My Country


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

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  • Family-friendly
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Joanne B. Freeman. Photo by Beowulf Sheehan

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Joanne B. Freeman

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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

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St. Johns, summer 1908. OHS Research Library, photo file 1698, neg. no. 45949

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Riot and Revolutionaries in 1910 St. Johns


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

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  • Family-friendly
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
The Maury Island Incident

Type: Lecture, Film Showing     Series: History Pub

The Maury Island Incident


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
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