The collections of the American Folklife Center include significant holdings
of materials documenting Native American traditions in the state of Oregon.
Represented in its recordings are the following tribal groups: Clackamas,
Kalapuya, Shasta, Tututni, Umatilla, and Umpqua. In addition to collections
of native folk traditions, there are large collections of Jewish folklife,
Anglo-American fiddle tunes, and recordings of street- corner stories collected
in Portland in the late 1940s.
Finding Aid: View a complete list of our Oregon collections.
Local Legacies: This project provides a "snapshot" of local culture as it was expressed in the year 2000. View Oregon's Local Legacies projects.
Veterans History Project: Browse state collections from the Veterans History Project.
Sreevidhya Chandramouli and Friends: Traditional Indian Karakikudi Vina Music from Oregon. Recorded August 20, 2009, Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]
Educational Resources: View a list of educational materials related to Oregon from A Teacher's Guide to Folklife Resources.
Folklife Resources: Find state folklife-related agencies, societies, archives, higher education programs, and more, in Folklife Sourcebook: A Directory of Folklife Resources in the United States.
Exhibition: "Generation to Generation: Sharing the Intangible," (exhibit),
Hood River County Historical Museum, 1982.