Milwaukie Councilor Adam Khosroabadi to join cultural and educational event at library.

PMG PHOTO: JAELEN OGADHOH - In September 2021, leaders from the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde conduct a ceremonial performance with drumming and singing to kick off demolition of the 23-acre Willamette Falls property owned by the tribe. You are invited to join the live audience at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, inside the Ledding Library, 10722 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie, to hear Chris Rempel, a cultural education specialist for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, give a traditional presentation and a question-and-answer period with the audience. He will bring special material to provide demonstrations on historical and Native cultural items. PMG PHOTO: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Tribal artist Brian Krehbiel kicked off painting his 75-by-19-foot mural with a ceremonial chant outside White Rabbit Books in Oregon City.

Milwaukie Councilor Adam Khosroabadi will also give a special address. Willamette Falls Studios will tape the event for YouTube and Comcast channel 30.

To watch on Zoom, visit on the day of the event. For more details, visit the Milwaukie History Museum on Facebook.COURTESY MAP: SARA THOMPSON - The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde historically lived across much of Western Oregon.

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