Meaningful Investment in Indigenous Communities
This event was held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Oregon is home to a diversity of Native peoples with wide-ranging backgrounds and traditions. Attendees learned about inspiring community-based work focused on education, cultural identity, and family supports. This session offered the historical context of philanthropic underinvestment in Native communities, as well as insight into Tribal communities and their priorities from the only Native-led organization in the country specifically focused on nurturing and supporting networks of Native stakeholders in the philanthropic field.
The event recording can be found here.
- Erik R. Stegman (Carry the Kettle First Nation – Nakoda) – Chief Executive Officer, Native Americans in Philanthropy
- Paul Lumley (Yakama Nation) – Chief Executive Officer, Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)
- Bobbie Conner, Director of Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, the tribally-owned museum on the Umatilla Reservation near Pendleton, Oregon and OCF board member
The full resource list can be found here.