Smoke signals. (Grand Ronde, Or.) 19??-current, September 15, 2013, Page 13, Image 13

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    Smoke Signals 13
SEPTEMBER 15, 2013
Graves teaches basket class
Tribal Elder Connie Graves teaches a basket weaving class, which is
open to the public, at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Elders' Activity Center.
For more information, contact Tribal Cultural Education Specialist Brian
Krehbiel at 503-879-4639 or U
Recycle Center moved
The Recycle Center has been moved to 9675 Grand Ronde Road.
For more information, contact the Tribal Facilities Manager at 503-879-2407.
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