The Virtual Longhouse

The Virtual Longhouse

Native American Advisory Council

A Native American Advisory Council (NAAC), composed of statewide native leaders, Willamette native alumni, and Willamette native students, was formed in May 2006 to advise Willamette on its work with and service to Native American communities.

Indian Country Conversations

The Indian Country Conversations program is a series of encounters that brings leaders from Native American and indigenous communities to Willamette University to interact with the campus, the broader community, local reservation communities, and the Chemawa Indian School (a federal boarding school located in Salem).

Chemawa Indian School Partnership Program

The Chemawa Indian School Tutoring Program trains Willamette student volunteers to become mentors and tutors for high school students at a federal Indian school in Salem.


Dance Performance with The Rainbow Creek Dancers

Saturday, October 4, 7:30 pm
Doors open at 7 p.m. | Will call opens at 6:45 p.m.
Hudson Concert Hall, Mary Stuart Rogers Performing Arts Center
Admission to the dance performance is complimentary, although tickets are required.

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is pleased to present one of Canada's most renowned Haida dance troupes, the Rainbow Creek Dancers, in conjunction with the exhibition A Contemporary Bestiary. During this special evening performance, enjoy traditional Haida dances and stories, as well as the stunning masks created by brothers Robert and Reg Davidson, two of Canada’s foremost Haida artists, along with the award winning vocals of Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, whose life’s work and passion has been to preserve the Haida songs of her culture.

Tickets  NOTE: TICKETS SOLD OUT 9/24/14 
Beginning September 2, individuals may obtain up to four complimentary tickets on a first-come, first-served basis at the museum's front desk (or by calling 503-370-6855 to place tickets into will call).  Hallie Ford Museum of Art




Watch for events to be posted soon!


Saturday, March 14, 2015