LCC Holds Annual Powwow

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College’s annual powwow is one of the largest in the northwest, bringing participants from across the country. Thanks to the milder spring weather, LCC is finally able to have its annual powwow, which was originally set for December but had to be postponed due to a snow storm. The powwow … Continue reading »

Burning Ceremony Cut Short

LOWELL, Ore. — A Lowell man, who was trying to honor his son in a Native American mourning ceremony, says firefighters ended it before he could finish, but firefighters say they were just doing their job. It’s been just over a year since Jack Devereaux lost his son Garrett and when the anniversary of his … Continue reading »

Lane Community College Pow Wow

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College is getting ready for a big pow wow this weekend and they say they’re anticipating a large crowd. Organizers of the Native American pow wow say they expect between 1,000-2,000 people to fill the LCC gym Saturday. Many different tribes across the Pacific Northwest will be present and organizers … Continue reading »

Bill Allows Native American Mascots

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Senate will hear details of a proposed bill Wednesday that would give schools the ability to continue using tribal logos and images. Their is a stipulation; the schools must reach an agreement with the nearest tribal government. At Rogue River High School, the principal says the chieftan name and heritage … Continue reading »