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Musuem hosts Oregon Territory survival workshop

Children aged 6 to 12 are invited to enroll in “Survival in the Oregon Territory,” a free Friday, Aug. 9, workshop offered by the Clackamas County Historical Society, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City.

This History-for-Kids program will be taught at the Museum of the Oregon Territory from 1 to 3:30 p.m., in collaboration with Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.

Kid-friendly lessons will include native plant identification, plant uses for First Nations, pioneer cuisine, stone-age hunting techniques, Native American artifacts and a language lesson teaching cross-cultural communication in the Chinuk Wawa trade jargon.

Space is limited. Call 503-655-5574, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your child. Parents may participate, enjoy free museum exhibits (thanks to monthly sponsor Morgan Distributing, Inc.), or take time out at the nearby Singer Hill Café, which is donating 20 percent of proceeds to CCHS. by: PHOTO BY: WES GERBER - Students from Satsop, Wash., visit Oregon Citys Museum of the Oregon Territory to learn stone-age hunting techniques with spear throwers.




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