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Dec
06

Superintendent Tracy A. Fortmann's Comments at the Re-Opening of the Visitor Center

On November 14, 2015 Superintendent Tracy A. Fortmann spoke at the public re-opening of the Visitor Center at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Following are some excerpts from her comments:"This building was built in 1961 and was part of a national initiative, with grassroots support. It was built in anticipation of the National Park Serv...
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Oct
27

Lillian Pitt: Getting to Know the Artist

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Lillian Pitt is a Native American artist from the Big River (Columbia River) region of the Pacific Northwest. Born on the Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon, she is a descendent of Wasco, Yakama, and Warm Springs people.She is one of the most highly regarded Native American artists in the Pacific Northwest. Her works have been exhibited and reviewe...
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