Culture/History

Culture/History

How The Beach Became A Birthright

Story By Claire Hall Photo Above: Trail at Cape Perpetua, Oregon. By Dennis Frates Nothing defines the progressive spirit of Oregon better than the Beach Bill, a state law that grants public access to all of our incomparably beautiful shoreline. The year 2017 marked the 50th birthday of that landmark […]

CTSI—CULTURE DEPT. COLLECTION
Art, Culture/History

Oregon’s Tribal Beadwork

STORY BY GRACE ELTING CASTLE New interest in both the preservation of existing beadwork and the creation of new pieces ensures that the artful tradition will be passed on to future generations. For many decades, the beautiful beadwork of Oregon’s coastal tribal members was known only to museum visitors or […]

Photo Mike Stanislawski
Art, Culture/History

Sometimes A Great Location

story by J. WANDRES For more than a century, moviemakers have come to the Oregon Coast to shoot their films. The first, released in 1909, was The Fisherman’s Bride, shot in Astoria. The latest story to be told is The Watchman’s Canoe, released in 2017. What makes the Oregon Coast […]