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Lelooska Foundation & Cultural Center

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Lelooska Museum

Open on Program, Performance and Event Dates and Saturdays, Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend 11-3.

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School Living History Programs

Field Trips for Schools on weekday mornings every Fall and Spring

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Saturday Living History Performances

Masks, Dances and Stories presented on select Saturdays each Spring and Fall

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The Lelooska Foundation’s latest newsletter is now available. Click here to see information on upcoming classes, performances, and events!

Spring 2019 Booklet

The Lelooska Foundation’s Spring 2019 newsletter is now available. Click here to see information on upcoming classes, performances, and events.

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Chief James Aul Sewid, Daisy Sewid-Smith, Flora Sewid, Louisa Assu & Dora Sewid Cook at a Potlatch in the ceremonial house in Ariel, Washington, c1987. The walls of the big house hold the history and teachings of our elders. ... See MoreSee Less

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Chief James Aul Sewid, Daisy Sewid-Smith, Flora Sewid, Louisa Assu & Dora Sewid Cook at a Potlatch in the ceremonial house in Ariel, Washington, c1987. The walls of the big house hold the history and teachings of our elders.

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I was privileged to meet Chief Sewid.

Jordan Geis

A behind the scenes look, as Lelooska's great nephew practices the Crooked Beak of Heaven. This is one of the three supernatural guardian birds. This mask was carved in 2017 by Tsungani with the generous support of the Optimist Club of NE Portland. In the coming year a Raven will be completing this group of masks. ... See MoreSee Less

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A behind the scenes look, as Lelooskas great nephew practices the Crooked Beak of Heaven. This is one of the three supernatural guardian birds. This mask was carved in 2017 by Tsungani with the generous support of the Optimist Club of NE Portland. In the coming year a Raven will be completing this group of masks.

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Beautiful.

Wow!😯

Although most often presented as an educational program, these masks and dances are the culmination of years of practicing and learning, as each generation passes down these hereditary rights and privileges. This image captures Lelooska's great niece, during a practice with her mother, aunt and grandfather as she deepens her understanding of Echo. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Although most often presented as an educational program, these masks and dances are the culmination of years of practicing and learning, as each generation passes down these hereditary rights and privileges. This image captures Lelooskas great niece, during a practice with her mother, aunt and grandfather as she deepens her understanding of Echo.

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Is there a video? Remember, and love that place!

Classroom Corner ~ Feedback from a school program this Fall! ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Classroom Corner ~ Feedback from a school program this Fall!

As 2019 comes to an end we want to express our heartfelt gratitude to each end every one of you for your support throughout this year! ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

As 2019 comes to an end we want to express our heartfelt gratitude to each end every one of you for your support throughout this year!

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So fortunate to have the Foundation to carry on the legacy

Christine Hawkins

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Today our guests came from Joseph Gale Elementary from Forest Grove, OR, Oregon Episcopal School from Portland, OR, Vancouver Home Connection from Vancouver, WA, and Cathedral School from Portland, OR.
Thank you for joining us on our season finale.
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1 month ago

Today our guests came from Joseph Gale Elementary from Forest Grove, OR, Oregon Episcopal School from Portland, OR, Vancouver Home Connection from Vancouver, WA, and Cathedral School from Portland, OR.
Thank you for joining us on our season finale.

Today we welcomed Ridgewood Elementary, Rose City Park, and Lewis Elementary from Portland, OR and a Home School group from Ridgefield, WA.
Thank you for joining us.
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2 months ago

Today we welcomed Ridgewood Elementary, Rose City Park, and Lewis Elementary from Portland, OR and a Home School group from Ridgefield, WA.
Thank you for joining us.

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Love the half moon and full moon dances

There are just a few seats left for tonight's Evening Performance. Tickets can be reserved online at www.lelooska.org or picked up in the Lelooska Museum after 5:30. Be sure to dress warmly! ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

There are just a few seats left for tonights Evening Performance. Tickets can be reserved online at www.lelooska.org or picked up in the Lelooska Museum after 5:30. Be sure to dress warmly!

Today our guests were Sonrise Home School Co-op from Vancouver, WA, Columbia Christian from Portland, OR, St Joseph Catholic School from Vancouver, WA, St Cecilia School from Beaverton, OR, Astor School form Portland, OR and a family visiting from Victoria BC and Portland, OR.
Thank you for joining.
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2 months ago

Today our guests were Sonrise Home School Co-op from Vancouver, WA, Columbia Christian from Portland, OR, St Joseph Catholic School from Vancouver, WA, St Cecilia School  from Beaverton, OR, Astor School form Portland, OR and a family visiting from Victoria BC and Portland, OR.
Thank you for joining.

On Thursday our guests came from Portland, Or. Thank you Cedar Mill Elementary, St Rose Elementary, and Beverly Cleary School for joining us. ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

On Thursday our guests came from Portland, Or. Thank you Cedar Mill Elementary, St Rose Elementary, and Beverly Cleary School for joining us.
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