Native Youth Center to Open

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — After months of planning the day has finally arrived for the Springfield Native Youth Center to open. The big day is Saturday, May 31. Planners say the center will serve as a meeting place for native¬†education students across the Springfield School District. It will serve as a space for them to learn … Continue reading »

Parade Honors Native American Veterans

ROSEBURG, Ore. — More than a hundred groups participated in this year’s Douglas County Veterans Day Parade. Parade participants and spectators filled the streets of downtown Roseburg. Things kicked off near the corner of Jackson and Diamond Lake at the Douglas County Library. This year the parade honored Native American veterans, choosing the group to … Continue reading »

Mixed-Blood Tribe Forming

EUGENE, Ore. — A new tribe of Native Americans is rising in Western Oregon, but that’s not setting well with the established tribes. The so-called mixed-blood tribe is being started by local Native American descendants. The Lake family who lives in Eugene says each family member has a fraction of their blood that is Native … Continue reading »