Join the Oak Lodge Governance Project on January 8th, 2022 at Noon for a rescheduled information session of “The Lands We Live On" presented by Dr. David G. Lewis, Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Native Studies at Oregon State University. This presentation will examine the history of the Oak Lodge area before the arrival of Europeans and delve into the various tribes and their interconnections.
Dr. Lewis is Santiam, Takelma, Molalla, and Chinook, a member of the Conf. Tribes of Grand Ronde. He grew up within the Chemeketa Santiam Kalapuyan territory (Salem), his education was within the lands of the Pomo peoples (Santa Rosa), and the Chifan and Chelamela Kalapuyans (Eugene), and he has worked within the Yamhill lands and now within the homelands of the Pinefu peoples, known as Champinefu (Corvallis).