Stage and Studio on 10/23/12

Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/23/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Wisdom of The Elders' documentary "A Tribute To Native Artists"

Tues,10/23 at 11am on Stage & Studio, Dmae Roberts presents a Native American special program produced by Portland's Wisdom Of The Elders. Since 2002, this group has been producing radio documentaries to honor and preserve Native American culture, life and ideals. Today's program features acclaimed mask maker Lillian Pitt and noted storyteller Ed Edmo. Featured music is curated by musician Nico Wind and the program is hosted by performer and musician Arlie Neskahi.

Listen to this special presentation of Stage & Studio!

Wisdom Of The Elders is also presenting The Seventh Annual Northwest Indian Storytelling Festival is scheduled for October 26-28, 2012 at Portland State University in Portland. They extend warm greetings to community members are interested in knowing more about Native American culture and heritage  for the festival events Friday through Sunday. There will be a silent auction of Native American cultural and other items at all three public events.




The storytelling festival is sponsored by the Northwest Indian Storytellers Association, Portland State University’s Indigenous Nations Studies Program and Native American Student and Community Center, and Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. The Northwest Indian Storytellers Association (NISA) was formed in 2005 to encourage, preserve and strengthen traditional storytelling among tribes in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, and to share tribal oral cultural arts with our entire regional community. The group holds storytelling festivals in Portland each fall with plans to hold a festival annually in Seattle, Washington every November.

The NISA Emerging Tribal Storytellers Workshop will be Saturday and Sunday, October 27-28. For more info call (503) 775-4014 or e-mail

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