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Discovery Center presents First Foods of NW Tribes



Learning from the elders: Linda with her great-grandparents.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents Linda Meanus with "First Foods of the Northwest Tribes, Friday, Sept. 11. The Culture a la Carte dinner is at 6 p.m., the program begins at 7 p.m.

Linda Meanus will share the importance of the sacred first foods as a part of the traditional and cultural life of Native Americans, why first foods were considered sacred long before people existed and the native people's view that the first foods were here as "Elders" to teach the people important lessons. Those attending the program will learn about the Native American traditions of harvesting and preparing these sacred native plants, the value of the nutrients and caring for natural resou...

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