Art of the Canoe: August 8-21, 2011 – Portland, Oregon (Toi Maori)

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Last February Shirod Younker from Portland, Oregon was here in Aotearoa, along with the confederated tribes of the Grand Ronde and Suquamish, to be involved in the Waitangi waka celebrations along with the Dutch representatives.

They paddled the largest waka in the worldNga Toki Matawhaoruaholds 120 kaihoe.

Part of the Toi Maori networkusing waka as an art form, as this was created with Maori art meets America in 2005 in San Francisco with the weaving art form.

Different strands are being used to keep us connected.

Please pass the following message on:

This year’s camp theme is “Art of the Canoe: Looking and making art from the Native People of the Pacific Northwest”

This art program is a pre-college camp for Native American (Native Hawaiians and other indigenous) teens ages 15-19. The camp is free to all students involved (with the exception of travel to the start of camp and travel back home). It takes place on August 8th – 21st, on the Oregon College of Art and Craft campus in Portland, Oregon.

Please view this link for more information about “Journeys In Creativity: Explorations in Native American Art” camp program and application:

http://ocac.edu/#/community-programs/youth-programs/a-susana-santos-journeys-in-creativity-program-an-exploration-in-native-american-art/
August 8th – 21st,The camp is free to all students involved

This art program is a pre-college camp for Native American (Native Hawaiians and other indigenous) teens ages 15-19.Please pass this message on:Part of the Toi Maori networkusing waka as an art form, as this was created with Maori art meets America in 2005 in San Francisco with the weaving art form. Different strands are being used to keep us connected.
For more information, click mai here cuzzies > http://www.facebook.com/notes/toi-maori-aotearoa/art-of-the-canoe-august-8-21-2011-portland-oregon/207639352593992

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