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Native History
Oregon History 101 (First Day of Class)

Sept. 8, 2014, 7 p.m. Native societies in Oregon have seen monumental changes in the last two hundred years. Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Oregon’s tribes and bands have witnessed great losses of land to federal government allotment programs; death from European diseases; and the loss of culture and language from assimilation programs at Indian boarding schools.

at McMenamins Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland, Oregon

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Native societies in Oregon have seen monumental changes in the last two hundred years. Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Oregon’s tribes and bands ...

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Theaters in Oregon
The OE History Night at Edgefield

Sept. 30, 2014, 6:30 p.m. "Before the Show Began: Theaters of Oregon." Presented by Joe Fitzgibbon and Darrell Jabin.

at McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale, OR

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Theaters have always captured our imaginations. Presenters Darrell Jabin and Joe Fitzgibbon will share details about the unique architecture, people and history of Oregon Theaters.

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