Joanne B. Mulcahy has taught at the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College for thirty years. As director of the Oregon Folklife Program from 1988-1991, she documented stories and vernacular arts in many Oregon communities. She has published essays in numerous journals and anthologies, including These United States and The Stories that Shape Us: Contemporary Women Write about the West. She is the author of Birth and Rebirth on an Alaskan Island, Writing Abroad: A Guide for Travelers (with Peter Chilson), and Remedios: The Healing Life of Eva Castellanoz.
Eva Castellanoz (1939- )
Eva Castellanoz—traditional artist, curandera (healer), activist, and teacher—is a leading spokesperson for Oregon's Latino community. She received a National Heritage Award in 1989, has been the subject of Oregon and National Public Radio programs, and served on the Oregon Arts Commission from 1997 to 2001. Castellanoz has presented Mexican traditional …