Quotations

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    Main Entry

    “Long ago there were people. There were many people, they filled this Tualatin Country. There were many people everywhere. There was nothing of sickness. All the children who were born became big.”

    —Opening Lines of the Atfalati Four Creations Story

     

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    Trophy Case (Media Center)

    “Long ago the people observed everything with care.”

    —Kalapuyan saying

     

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    Learning Street

    “Long, long ago it was good country. There were all Indians [Natives] who lived in this countryside. Everything was good.”

    —John B. “Mose” Hudson, Kalapuyan Elder

     

    Think Tank

     “The Kalapuyans never died out, they just adapted, something we should all learn to do.”

    —Chris Mercier, Vice Chairman of the Grand Ronde Tribal Council