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R.E.D.'S “Hospitality Ladies”

As the Red Earth Descendants have grown over the years, we have become the recipients of a growing group of Women who we call our “Hospitality Ladies”, our front-line, steady, always-at-each-event/gathering women who run our camp kitchens, cook for our fund-raisers, provide for our meeting “nibbles”, bring wonderful home-cooking and desserts to our socials.

Honoring the Youth

We would very much Like to acknowledge some of our Youth members of R.E.D. As we have been spending more time together over the years, we find we can share things through the generational line that we all enjoy, appreciate, and at times, struggle with and through our judgements and differences(we take a lot of “humor medicine”). Tasker Little Crow, Misha Lake and Zhawen Wahpepah are all becoming good singers and by this week-end, all Dancers. Both Misha and Tasker have been dancers on the Pow Wow trail and Zhawen is coming out this week-end and doing her give-a-way at the Annual SOU Pow Wow.

Under One Sky...Along one Stream..... Health of the Willamette River Event, Eugene OR

Roy Hayes , Local Nimi'ipu (Nez Perce) Elder was asked to Open and Do the Blessing on the river, at the EWEB Building on 4th St. on March 31st. As a LongHouse Leader, he and three of his singers , opened with a prayer and the traditional 3 songs and then spoke of the importance of the river and Salmon. Later, when we all returned inside, Uncle Roy was asked to do the Honoring of two Individuals who were recognized for there service and efforts in Salmon restoration.

Whistling Elk visits the OYA/Oregon Youth Authorities

Some of our relations,local Southern Oregon Native peoples, have been working with the OYA for more than sixteen years. Members of the Local Native Veteran's Society, Founders of the Grants Pass Indian Center and the Whistling Elk Drum returned for a visit with the OYA. The Staff over there make us feel right at home when we visit, the way they look after us, and we always feel welcome. The Drum has visited several times now over the years.

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R.E.D. takes Native Games to Coos Tribal youth

Last week, over Spring Break, a group of shinny players representing R.E.D. traveled over to the Coos Tribe to teach a group of kids how to play shinny (our adopted game of stickball). The invitation from the Coos Tribe came some months ago, after the gifting of a set of shinny sticks to the Coos Title VII Program (Indian Education) at last year's Elder/Youth Conference.

Red Earth Descendants H.O.Y.E. Native Games 2010 - Song by Whistling Elk

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The Red Earth Descendants, NASU, Ashland Youth/Leadership Council 2010 Help Our Youth Excel Native Games Tournament recap. Song by Whistling Elk.

First Nation Radio - March 28, 2010

First Nation Radio recorded at KSKQ LP 94.9 FM in Ashland Oregon. Native American music, news, voices of the generations, oral traditions, elders, native music, skits, jokes, stories, poems and live songs. 
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First Nation Radio - March 28, 2010

First Nation Radio recorded at KSKQ LP 94.9 FM in Ashland Oregon. Native American music, news, voices of the generations, oral traditions, elders, native music, skits, jokes, stories, poems and live songs. 
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