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Honoring Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. This is a time to celebrate the culture, rich heritage, and contributions of the Indigenous people and communities of the United States.

Our Communities on Native Land

  • The Kalapuya tribe are the original inhabitants where many of our Oregon communities now sit, including the Arete Living home office, Avamere at Albany, Avamere at Bethany, Avamere at Hillsboro, Avamere at Park Place, Avamere at Sherwood, Avamere at Newberg, and The Stafford

  • The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians owned the land where Avamere at Cascadia Village and Avamere at Sandy are located

  • The Wenatchi tribe originally inhabited the land where Avamere at Wenatchee sits

  • The Eastern Shoshone and Goshute tribes owned the land where Avamere at Mountain Ridge resides

  • The Chemehuevi, Southern Paiute, and Western Shoshone people inhabited the land where Avamere at Cheyenne resides

  • The Omaha tribe were the original inhabitants of the land where Ovation Heartwood Preserve sits

Many more of our communities sit on native land. Find out more at