Tag: Portland

Burning over the Columbia Bayou

The area of the south bank of the Columbia between the Sandy and Willamette Rivers is of particular interest to the tribes who once lived there. Historically, there…

Chief Eagle Horse Baritone Singer from Alaska

Charlie Cutter, a student of Chemawa Indian school from about 1898 to 1902 was a noted baritone singer. Cutter was born in Shaken Alaska in1880  and had a…

Devil’s Lake and Salmon River Encampment

Devil’s Lake is in Lincoln City, in fact it is the only such lake and state park completely contained within a city in Oregon. The Continue reading

Google Trends as life advice?

[this post first appeared on Medium] I was in Portland last week looking for artisans to interview for the Artisanal Economies Project and stumbled upon a vintage clothing…

A review of new brick-and-mortar product feedback platform Sampling Lab

A few months ago, I read about this place called Sampling Lab, a brick-and-mortar consumer feedback “platform/store” opening in Portland. As a research geek who loves free stuff…