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Clackamas Community College hosts ethnobotany talk with Esther Stutzman of Kalapuya/Coos heritage

Clackamas Community College will host a community talk featuring guest speaker Esther Stutzman from 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the McLoughlin Auditorium, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City.

COURTESY PHOTO: ODOT - Esther Stutzman is a traditional American Indian storyteller of the Kalapuya/Coos heritage.The talk, "Ethnobotany and the First Foods of the Willamette Valley," will focus on the practical uses of plants in the region. Stutzman is a native Oregonian and traditional American Indian storyteller of the Kalapuya/Coos heritage. She has been telling stories for more than 50 years, having learned about the ancient ways of her culture from her grandmothers.

The event is free and open to the community. For more information, contact Loretta Mills at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-594-3292. To learn more about the horticulture program, visit

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