COVID-19 Health and Safety Information

Native American Virtual Celebration

The Central Oregon Community College First Nations Student Union welcomes you to the


Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual Salmon Bake is cancelled this year but please join us for these wonderful virtual events:

Native American Celebration - Virtual Event

Thursday, May 28
Native American Music Award Winner, James Edmund Greeley, of Hopi, Warm Springs, Wasco, and Nez Perce descent, will be presenting an outdoor, Native American flute concert from the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. You may view this hour long concert on our web page at any time on Thursday, May 28.

Native American Flute Concert by James Edmund Greeley


Friday, May 29
Brenda Brainard
, of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, will be leading a live, virtual, cedar strip weaving project at 1 p.m. via Zoom. There is still space available. Please contact Michelle Cary at to sign up and receive your weaving kit and Zoom invitation. Registration and participation are free.

Brenda Brainard Virtual Cedar Strip Weaving Event


Saturday, May 30
Jefferson Greene
is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Jefferson, among many other callings, is an Ichishkín Language and Cultural Liaison.  He is an accomplished Story-Teller as well and will be sharing some Native American stories with us. His 30-40 minute story session will be available for viewing our website all day on Saturday, May 30.

Jefferson Greene - Native American Stories


For more information, contact:
Michelle Cary, Native American Program Coordinator at COCC at 541-318-3782 or

View photos from previous events