Tuesday, June 9, 2020
David Harrelson — “Indigenous Peoples and Practices of the Greater Yamhill Watershed”
The season’s final luncheon will focus on perspectives, experiences and insights on the indigenous people of the Northwest Willamette Valley and their use of plants. Specific attention will be given to how people have and continue to manage plants for cultural use.
David Harrelson is a Grand Ronde Tribal member of Kalapuya ancestry. He works for his community as the Program Manager of the Tribal Historic Preservation Office. David’s personal areas of interest include cultural plants, contact era history of the Pacific Northwest, and the maintenance of ecological systems through traditional land management.