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Rebecca Descombes

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August 2019

PYEC Presents: Tribal Recognition

August 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Dinner will be provided and there will free raffle at closing. Please RSVP here, so that we know how much food to have on hand! This tribal recognition informational session is a follow-up to the May 2019 topic: Land Acknowledgement. This topic will cover federal recognition of tribes, tribal membership, and identity. Federal recognition is important for several reasons. First, when tribes are extended federal recognition, they can establish tribal governments that possess a measure of sovereignty. Non-recognized tribes can…

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September 2019

PYEC September Meeting

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Portland Youth and Elders Council is a grassroots advocacy group housed at NAYA Family Center, and is open to everyone interested in building a strong civic connection with the local Native American community. Our mission is to strengthen the quality of life for the Portland American Indian and Alaska Native Community by encouraging local leadership, community development, and the practice of culture, values, and traditions.  

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