Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Upcoming Native American Christian Events-- Portland Area

This is an announcement regarding several upcoming events for the Portland area and an updated information website link for the NAIITS Symposium. If you are within driving distance, we encourage you to check out these events!

1) This Good Friday, April 10, Jan Michael Looking Wolf, the 2008 NAMMY (Native American Music Award) winner and Indian Summer Music Award winner, will be giving a FREE concert here in Vancouver, WA at Living Hope Church's Orchards Campus. The concert starts at 6:30 pm and the address is 10800 NE 76th St., Vancouver, WA. Jan Michael is a fantastic flute player and is from the Grand Ronde tribe. You can check out his MySpace page and listen to some of his songs: http://www.myspace.com/janmichaellookingwolf

2) On April 17th, George Fox Seminary is hosting a symposium called "An America Theology of the Land". Richard Twiss, Randy Woodley, Terry LeBlanc, and Robert Francis will be some of the speakers at this event. It is from 9 am to 4:30 pm. There is a cost involved which includes lunch. It is $35 per individual, $30 per person in a group of 2 or more, and $25 for students. You can register online at: http://www.georgefox.edu/seminary/contemporary_culture/index.html It is located at the Portland center campus: 12753 S.W. 68th Ave. Portland, OR 97223. 503-554-6100

3) On April 25th, New Wine, New Wineskins, a program of Multnomah Biblical Seminary will be hosting a "Created to Create" Arts conference at Mosaic Church in Portland. Richard Twiss will be one of the key speakers and Jodi Scott-Trevizo (Wiconi staff) will be a workshop presenter. You can find out about this event by going to: http://new-wineskins.org/events/2009/04/spring-conference-created-to-create/ Beyond Portland...

4) The NAIITS Symposium is getting closer! A new website is being organized and should be ready to view by this weekend. The symposium is June 4-6 in Langley, British Columbia at Trinity Western University. We look forward to seeing some of you guys at any one of these events! P.S.--Sometimes people forget to update their subscriptions when they change their email addresses. If you don't want to miss out on these Smoke Signals, please re-subscribe when and if you ever change your email address. Thank you and we hope all of you are enjoying the emergence of spring!
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