Siletz Tribal Arts & Heritage Society
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz authorized the establishment of a non-profit corporation named the Siletz Tribal Arts and Heritage Society. The organization was officially incorporated on March 17, 2011, through the Legal Department of the Tribe. Initial Board appointments were made in December 2011.
The mission of STAHS is to work in cooperation with Cultural Department staff employed by the Siletz Tribe to:
- Promote programs that encourage the revitalization and practice of Tribal cultural and religious activities and the restoration of Tribal religious and cultural sites and locations
- Provide a variety of outreach, educational and training programs, both locally and throughout the region, related to the culture and traditions of the Siletz Tribe
- Promote programs that will encourage economic development of the Tribe through traditional arts and crafts and other culturally appropriate methods
- Develop resources for the construction and implementation of a cultural center and museum where Tribal artifacts and representation of Tribal history and culture can be maintained.