The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017 opened today with The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017: Two Vanport Exhibits!, American Summer Squash & Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water and Story Harvest: Albina Memories, plus remarks by Com. Amanda Fritz, the festival co-directors, and John Cárdenas/ Prosper Portland! Music by New Orleans saxophonist and singer Reggie Houston.Velynn Brown-Writer & Speaker and her daughter Aliyah Brown, fourth and third Vanport descendants, honored us with "Holding On -A Poem about Roots and Remnants" ... our hearts are full. Join us tomorrow! #VanportFest2017 @RememberVanport

The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017 opened today with The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017: Two Vanport Exhibits!, American Summer Squash & Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water and Story Harvest: Albina Memories, plus remarks by Com. Amanda Fritz, the festival co-directors, and John Cárdenas/ Prosper Portland! Music by New Orleans saxophonist and singer Reggie Houston.Velynn Brown-Writer & Speaker and her daughter Aliyah Brown, fourth and third Vanport descendants, honored us with "Holding On -A Poem about Roots and Remnants" ... our hearts are full. Join us tomorrow! #VanportFest2017 @RememberVanport

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