No admission fee Friday at Tomastlikt Culutral Institute


PENDLETON -- Visits to the Tamstslikt Cultural Institute, 72789 Highway 331, are free this Friday.

From 1-5 p.m. Blue Mountain Wildlife brings in some live raptors for up-close interaction with these impressive birds of prey.

A new poster exhibit, "The Oregon Archeology Celebration: Invitation To The Past," opens and will be on display until Nov. 29. This 15 poster exhibit documents the theme of the annual Oregon Archaeology celebrations over the past 15 years.

The Annual Tribal Art Show, "Here Forever," presents creative expressions of the Cayuse, Walla Walla and Umatilla people. Visitors can vote for their favorite object of art in the people's choice competition to be awarded 5 p.m. Sept. 23 at the closing award reception.

The "Through The Eyes of The Eagle" exhibit features 65 original watercolors used in diabetes prevention stories for American Indian children. The series was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in collaboration with the tribal leaders diabetes committee and the Indian Health Service. This exhibit closes Sept. 20.

The hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information about Tamstslikt, call 541-966-9748 or visit


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