Elizabeth Woody's Conference Presentations, Workshops & Journal Publications

Professional Associations

Soapstone, Inc.
Women Writer's Retreat
Board of Directors
Portland, OR

Wordcraft Circle
Native American Mentor-Apprenticeship Program
Elected National Advisory Caucus Member 1996-1999
Columbia, MO

Crow's Shadow Art Institute
Non-profit Arts Facility
Board of Directors
Mission, OR

Native Economic Development Arts Initiative
Longhouse Cultural & Educational Center
TESC, Advisory Council
Olympia, WA

California Basketweavers Association
Nevada City, CA

National Native American Fish & Wildlife Society
Bloomfield, CO

Conference Presentations and Panels

Keynote Speaker, Teacher, Write in the Woods, Olympic College, Shelton, WA, May 2004
Native Views Lecture Series of the Stott Visiting Scholars and Elders Program, University of Montana,
Missoula, MT, April 2004
Spring Literary Lecture Series, Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles, OR, April 2004
Spirit Keepers Program, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, Power of Words,
Palm Springs, CA, February 2004
Life Cycles: Native Women in the Arts Talk about their Works and Times
with Lillian Pitt. Hallie Ford Museum, Salem, Oregon, February 2003
Landscape and Belonging. Origins Lecture Series,
Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, Oregon, Nov. 2003
The Warm Springs Community: its History and its Future. WS Language Conference, reading,
PSU, Portland, Oregon, June 2003
"Writing Culture." Northwest Writing Institute,
Workshop facilitator and panelist, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, July 2003
National History Day Summer Institute, reading, Portland, Oregon, July 2003
Gateways 2003 "Mapping Destinies," reading, Oregon Library Support Staff Association,
Salem, Oregon, July 2003
Gathering of Indigenous Artists, June 2001
80 Indigenous participants: U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim, TESC, Olympia, WA
Hallie Ford Brown's Chair Lecture series, Willamette University, Salem, OR
"Memory and Other Familiar Words," with Lillian Pitt March-April 2001
James B. Castles Endowment Lecture series, Center for Columbia River History
"Northwest Passages" reading with Dick Manning, November, 2000
Sponsored by the NW Institute for Sustainability & Ecotrust, Portland, OR
Oregon Council of Teachers of English State Conference, October, 2000
Keynote Speaker, Wilsonville, OR
Community Spirit Awards, September, 2000
Jurist, First Peoples Fund, Rapid City, SD
Oregon Folklife Awards, September, 2000
Jurist, Oregon History Center, Portland, OR
Salmon Homecoming Celebration, September, 2000
Salmon Workshops, Seattle, WA
Bumbershoot Festival, September, 2000
Author in salmon panel and reading, Seattle, WA
Nisqually Watershed Teachers Workshop, June, 2000
Salmon Nation Activity of Ecotrust
Organizers: Peter Moulton, and Chris Maun, Olympia, WA
"A Gathering of Voices: Coastal Communities, Culture & Conservation without Borders."
Roundtable discussion, May 17-18, 2000, Sitka, AK
Featured Author, August 1999,
Friends of the Multnomah County Library, Portland, OR
Society of Ecological Restoration International Conference:
Reweaving the World, September 1999, The Forgotten Language Tour Readings, panels and workshops, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA http://www.ser.org/
Honorary Dialogue Chair,
"What Mysteries Remain: The Struggle to Save Salmon," and panelist on "Cultivating Regional Economies," June 1999, Fire & Grit: Working for Nature in Community, an Orion Society Millennium Conference, National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV http://www.orionsociety.org/
First Fish Confluence at Sleeping Lady,
Curriculum Development Work group, May 1999, One Reel Project, Seattle WA
Speaker, Luncheon, 23rd Annual National Timber Symposium, April 1999,
Intertribal Timber Council, Kah-Nee-Ta Resort, Warm Springs, OR
"Pedagogy as Praxis," April 1999, Lecture and Panel,
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Jury Panel for Poetry, February 1999, Arizona Commission for the Arts,
Phoenix, AZ
"Mosaic Realities: Peaces of Resistance," October 1998
Poetry Symposium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
"First Fish, First People," 1998 Bumbershoot
One Reel, Seattle, WA
Native American Literary Festival, May 1998
Invited Writer and panelist, Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC
The Native Sustainable Communities Leadership Summit, March 27-29, 1998
The Seventh Generation Fund, Bellevue, WA
Salmon Corps Education and Career Outreach Conference, March 23-27, 1998
Keynote speaker, workshop leader, Eastern Oregon State University, La Grande, OR
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, March 1998-
Panelist, Curriculum Development, Vancouver, WA
Native Economic Development Arts Initiative Symposium, January 29-31, 1998
Presenter, The Evergreen State College Longhouse Educational and Cultural Center, Olympia, WA
Intersection for the Arts Lecture Series
Sponsored by Poets and Writers
May 1997 San Francisco, CA
"A Song to the Creator"
Lecture, poetry reading, contributor to catalogue
Washington State University
September 1996 Pullman, WA
Wyoming Arts Council State Writing Fellowships
Jury panel, lecture, fall writer's conference
October 1996 Casper, WY
Grey Hills Fine Arts and Drama Festival
Visiting Author, workshops, juror
Grey Hills Academy
Spring 1996 Tuba City, AZ
Between Four Sacred Mountains: Southwest Writer's Conference
Keynote speaker, SW Regional Returning the Gift Series
October 1995 Chinle AZ
Rocky Mountain Book Festival
Panels, Sponsored by Bloomsbury Review
October 1995 Denver, CO
Native Writer's Conference
Keynote speaker, Mid-West Regional Returning the Gift Series
Spring 1995 Oneida, WI
"Someday the Land Will Be Our Eyes and Skin Again"
Native American Poetry and Oral Tradition
National Folklore Society Conference Panel
October 1993 Eugene, OR
"Oregon Literature Series"
Panel for Oregon Council for Teachers in English Conference
October 1993 West Linn, OR
"Poetry and the Voice of the Poet"
Reading and panel, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institute
September 1993 Washington, DC
Telluride Native Artists Festival
Reading and slide lecture at the Telluride Institute
August 1993 Telluride, CO
"Spirits Keep Whistling Us Home: Contemporary Plateau Women Artists"
Moderator, recording available from Sounds True Tape catalogue
National Women's Caucus for the Arts Conference
February 1993 Seattle, WA
Decolonizing the Mind Artist's Panel
Center for the Contemporary Arts
September 1992 Seattle, WA
"Earth and the Circle of Life" and "Native Women and the Environment" Panels
Returning the Gift Festival of North American Native Writers at the University of Oklahoma
July 1992 Norman, OK
Before Columbus American Book Award Norton Anthology Panel
Portland Literuption
March 1992 Portland, OR
"Humanities in Community Colleges: The Curriculum of Inclusion and Diversity for the 1990's"
Paper presented Community College Humanities Association: Pacific-Western Division
November 1990 Portland, OR
"The First Oregonians" Panel
A Conference for Indian People, Teachers, and the General Public
Oregon Council for the Humanities and Oregon Indian Services
October 1990 Portland, OR
Seattle Arts Commission Interdisciplinary Arts Fellowship Jury Panel
October 1993 Seattle, WA
Traditional Arts Review and Jury Panel
Oregon Folk Arts Program
Master-Apprenticeship Fellowships in Traditional Arts
August 1993 and August 1994 Portland, OR


Youth Workshop, and Public Reading, National Museum of the American Indian,
Sponsored by The Smithsonian Institute, NYC, November 1999
Book Arts Collaboration, with Joe Feddersen
Crow's Shadow Institute, Mission, OR, August 15, 1998,
Mountain Writer's Workshop and Mt. Hood Community College Reading
Mountain Writer's Center, Portland, OR March 7, 1998
Native Writer's Workshop for the Longhouse, and Lecture in
"Images: Physical Speculations on Indian Affairs,"
The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, December 1, 1997
"Poetry as a Daily Investigation"
Northwest Writing Institute,
Lewis and Clark College
November 2, 1996, Portland, OR

Imagination Summer Writing Workshop
Cleveland State University
July 1996, Cleveland, OH
Telluride Native Writers Forum
Readings, panels and workshops for Southwest Native American high school students
Telluride Institute
May 1993, October 1994 Telluride, CO
Flight of the Mind Writing Workshops for Women
One week poetry workshops at St. Benedicts Retreat, McKenzie Bridge
Summers of 1991, 1993, 1994 , 1995, 1996 Portland, OR
1994 United Indian Students of Higher Education Youth Conference
Poetry Workshop at Portland State University
April 1994 Portland, OR
Young Writers' Conference and Performance- Northwest Region
Featured author, illustration, poetry and short story workshops
Paschal Sherman Indian School, Talented and Gifted Program, Grades 4-12
November 1992 and 1993 Omak, WA
1992 Returning The Gift High School Residencies
Mt. Edgecome High School, Sitka, AK and Madras Senior High School, Madras, OR
Poetry Workshop for the City of Auburn
November 1992 Auburn, WA
Earth Fire Water- Japanese Paper Making Workshop at Clatsop Community College
One of eleven Native American Artists selected to collaborate with Japanese Master Paper Maker Naoaki Sakamoto, using a 1,200 year old low-tech process with indigenous plant materials.
June 1991 Gearhart, OR

Selected Readings and Lectures

1998 Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival , Berkeley, CA
SF-MOMA, San Francisco, CA
Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival 1992, Waterloo NJ
Returning The Gift Festival of North American Native American Writers 1992, Norman, OK
Lannan Foundation Summer Reading Series, LA, CA
Portland Poetry Festival, Portland, OR
Wichita Art Association, Wichita KS
Eiteljorg Museum, Indiana, IN
Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, Santa Fe, NM
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington DC
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
High Desert Museum, Bend, OR
The Museum at Warm Springs, Warm Springs, OR
Yakama Cultural and Heritage Museum, Toppenish, WA
American Contemporary Indian Arts Gallery, San Francisco, C
A American Indian Community House Gallery, New York, NY
Fishtrap- Writing West of the Rockies, Enterprise OR
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
and numerous Community Colleges in Oregon and Washington.

Journal Publications & Exhibition Catalogs

Tribal Forum, "Demystify Native Americans," Oregon's Future, Portland, OR (2004)
Bend Living, Lillian Pitt Interview, March 2004, Bend, OR
The Cream City Review, "American Landscape: Close-Up." Vol. 27, No.1, Spring 2003.
UP: WI, Milwaukee, WI. Karen Auvinen, Editor.
Frontiers: A Journal Of Women Studies. Vol. 23, No.2, 2002. UP: NE,
Lincoln, Nebraska. Ines Hernandez-Avila and Gail Tremblay, Editors.
Patagonia 2003-2004 essay series, Salmon Nation focus, CA
Continuum 12 Artists 2003 presents new work by twelve contemporary Native artists
who work in diverse media including painting, sculpture, prints, photography, video, and installation pieces. Essay on Joe Feddersen. Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. For Flash presentation
Hiteemlkiliiksix "Within the Circle of the Rim": Nations Gathering on Common Ground
Art catalogue & essays, The Evergreen State College Longhouse education and Cultural Center, Olympia, WA 2002
Spirits Keep Whistling Me Home: The Works of Lillian Pitt,
The Museum at Warm Springs, Warm Springs, OR 1999,
available from the Museum at Warm Springs.
Earth, Wind, and Fire: Harry Fonseca, Wheelright Museum, 1996
available from the Wheelright Museum
Ploughshares, "Tribes"
Poetry, Vol. 20, No. 1, Spring 1994
James Welch, Ed., Boston, MA
Chicago Review, "A North Pacific Rim Reader"
Poetry, Vol. 39, Nos. 3 & 4, 1993
John Wright, Ed., Chicago, IL
The Spirit of Native America
Exhibition catalogue, as an essay contributor, English with Spanish Trans.
American Indian Contemporary Arts/USA Arts America Program
Sara Bates, Curator/Editor, San Francisco, CA 1993
Portlander, Multicultural Literary Arts Review
Poetry, Vol. 1, 1992-1993
Portland State University literary Arts Council
Maximillian Proveno, Milla Gay Walker, Editors, Portland, OR
Reflex Magazine
Poetry, Collaboration With Joe Feddersen,
Broadside project #5, March/April 1992
Elizabeth Bryant, Ed., Seattle, WA
Submuloc Show/Columbus Wohs
Exhibition catalogue, poetry, art and statement
Carla Roberts, Ed., ATLATL, Phoenix, AZ 1992
For The Seventh Generation: Native American Artists Counter The Quincentenary, Columbus, NY
Exhibition catalogue, art and artist's statement
Phil Young , Curator/Editor, Columbus, NY 1992
Wooster Review
Poetry, No. 8, Spring 1988, College of Wooster
Duane Niatum, Ed., Wooster, OH
Mr. Cogito, "The American Indian"
Poetry First prize, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1988
R.A. Davies, John Gogel, Editors, Forest Grove, OR
Poetry, No. 3, 1987, Institute of American Indian Arts Press
Phillip Foss, Ed., Santa Fe, NM
Contact II Magazine
Poetry, No. 40/42/43, Fall 1986 to Winter 1987
Maurice Kenny, J.G. Gosciak, Editors, New York City
The Phoenix, "The Native American Today"
Poetry, Spring 1986
Joan Shaddox, Ed, Tahlaquah, OK
Poetry, Double issue, No. 4, November 1985
Alex Jacobs, Peter Blue Cloud, Editors, Rooseveltown, NY
Calyx, "Bearing Witness/Sobreviviendo, Anthology of Writing and Art by Native American/Latina Women,
Poetry, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1983
Margarita Donally, Managing Ed., Corvallis, OR
Contact II Magazine, "Women Writing On"
Vol. 5, Nos. 27/28/29. 1983
Maurice Kenny/J.G. Gosciak, Editors, New York City

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