Old Legacy Links

Education (click to expand)
Native American Youth Academy — Konaway Nika Tillicum
Aggie teaches at this program that she helped establish. See link under News Stories.
Past Events (click to expand)
Grandmothers Council, Ashland, Oregon, April 2005
Presenters included Sharon Mehdi, Agnes Baker Pilgrim, Peggy Rubin, Dot Fischer-Smith, Carol Hwoschinsky, Nancy Bloom, and others.

Imagine Awards for Community Peacemaking, February, 2003
Honorees included retired Jackson County Circuit Judge Ross Davis, Ashland High School senior Meagan Lescher, Ashland Rabbi David Zaslow, Takelma elder Agnes Baker Pilgrim, and Hanby Middle School teacher Kim Elmer.

Restoration of the Earth (click to expand)
Indigenous Peoples Restoration Network
Founder Dennis Martinez works with Grandma Aggie

Lomakatsi Restoration Project
Workers learning ecological skills earn higher pay for better work helping restoration happen:
* tree planting for stream-bank stabilization,
* fire hazard reduction to allow for the return of natural wildfires

Sacred Salmon Ceremony - Takelma Intertribal Project (click to expand)
Salmon Restoration (click to expand)
Ecotrust’s mission is to build Salmon Nation, a place where people and wild salmon thrive.

Klamath Restoration Council
A hub with links to information about the Klamath River dams and how their removal will help both Salmon and the Tribes who depend on them for food and spirit.

Mattole Restoration Council
Grassroots experts in Salmon restoration in the Mattole watershed south of Eureka in northern California.

Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermans Associations
Premier lobbyists and legal experts working to bring back the jobs that Salmon give.

Pacific Rivers Council
An excellent source for research and examples of what can be done.

Salmon River Restoration Council
Grassroots experts in restoration in the Salmon River, tributary to the Klamath in northern California.

Supporters of Native Peoples (click to expand)
California Indian Basketweavers Association, Woodland, CA
“…To preserve, promote and perpetuate California Indian basketweaving traditions.”

Ecotrust – Native Programs, Portland, OR
Sponsors of the annual Buffett Awards for Indigenous Leadership.  Objectives: “Support a growing network of leaders, increase outdoor education opportunities for native youth, broker resources for repatriation and improved management of traditional lands.”

Indigenous Law Institute, Eugene, OR
“A Movement towards Restoration and Healing.” This group is leading the effort to revoke the Pope’s “Inter Caetera Bull” of 1493 that began the fallacious “Doctrine of Discovery.” The co-directors are Birgil Kills-Straight (Oglala Dakota) and Steven Newcomb (Shawnee/Lenape).

Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development, Inc., Arcata, CA
Programs: Arts and Cultural Expression, Environmental Health and Justice, Indigenous Leaders of the Americas, Sacred Earth, Sustainable Communities, Intergenerational Leadership Initiative.

Tribes (click to expand)
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Over 20 Tribes and bands from western Oregon and northern California were relocated here in the 1850’s, including the Rogue River, Umpqua, Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Salmon River, Tillamook, and Nestucca Indians.

Confederated Tribes of Siletz
The Takelma are one of the 27 bands of native people from 11 distinct language groups who were taken from their homelands to this reservation in the 1850s, and who now comprise the Confederated Tribes of Siletz. The website includes a detailed history.

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
Paiute, Walla Walla (Warm Springs) and Wasco

Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians

Hoopa Valley Tribe
Lots of information about Trinity River and Klamath River issues

Karuk Tribe
Includes several informative videos about road removal and other salmon restoration projects

Tolowa Tribe

Yurok Tribe
Watershed restoration section now under construction.

Videos (click to expand)
Agnes Pilgrim Celebration of Life Slideshow (22 min.); family photos and more from 1927 to 2019

Grandma Aggie and her son, Keith Taylor, teach Martha Stewart how to bake salmon the traditional way on redwood skewers (10:15 min.); excerpts from Martha Stewart’s 2001 Klamath-Siskiyou TV Special

Drumming, Singing, Dancing & Opening Prayer for Moody Blues Concert, 11/09/05
Grandma Aggie, “I was honored to give a blessing at the beginning of the Moody Blues Concert at Jackson County Expo, along with a beautiful dramatic presentation by drummers, singers, and dancers brought together by David West and Brent Florinda from Southern Oregon University.”