Updated events calendar... 

March 22 ~  24 2007 Maui, Hawaii Private Corporation. 30 people
Presentation Mama Bear Baby Bear and workshop, Drumming Circle and
book signing.

April. 26th  ~ Anacortes Wa. Private Party: Drum workshop,  20
designers create 16" elk and buffalo drum.   Storytelling and Circle
of Drums.

May 5th ~ 9th New York. NCGCR, the Florida Kinship Center, Grand
Magazine, Stony Brook University and AARP are hosting Grandparents
Caring for Children – a Global                   Challenge: The First International
Summit of Grandparents and Other Kinship Caregivers. The summit will
be held at the Marriott on the Bridge, Brooklyn, NY
                Linda will be one of 7 International Speakers.

May 23rd ~ Puyallup, WA. keynote speaker at our 4th annual Pierce
County Relatives Raising Children Conference.

June 1st ~ 3rd  Denver Colorado. RAPP Conference. "Circle of Drums"
opening evening. Two workshops: (Mama Bear Baby Bear and the
forbidden fruit)  Workshop is based on the book Mama Bear Baby
Bear:   Because of the pitfalls caused by drugs abuse and other
destructive cycles, more and more grandparents and other relatives
are finding themselves charged with the protection and upbringing of
the children. "There is no wrath greater than a Mama Bear when it
comes to her cubs."

Past events;

October 18th - 20th Lummi Nation Bellingham, WA. "Domestic Violence in Indian Country" Presenting Mama Bear Baby Bear and Book signing.

October 24th Grand Ronde Nation. Portland Oregon. Presentation and book signing Mama Bear Baby Bear

October 28th Lincoln City Oregon. Book singing The Book End .

November 4th Sequim, WA. Vision. Art show, Presentation Mama Bear Baby Bear/book signing and Drum show.

November 8th - 10th Buffalo Niagara Marriott. New York. Presentation of Mama Bear Baby Bear: "Circle of Drums" one hour session of drumming and story telling for convention.

November 11th Sequim, WA "Circle of Drums" 491 Lost Mountain Rd...

November 13th Seattle, WA. 600 No 139th St. Seattle, WA. Presentation Mama Bear Baby Bear/book signing

November 14th Tacoma WA. 4810 So. Wilkerson, Tacoma, WA Presentation Mama Bear Baby Bear/book signing

November 15th. Seattle, WA. McNeil Island Corrections Center. Two presentation of Mama Bear Baby Bear to inmates.


January 24th  Seattle. WA. Book signing. Grandparents support group, 

February 9th   Westgate, Seattle. WA. Book signing, 

February 13th  Sequim, WA. Book signing grandparents support group, 

February 16th Shelton, WA. Book signing Skokomish Nation, Tuwaduq. Tribal Center, 

February 17-18-19  Fort Warden, Pt Townsend, WA. Presentation/conference . Unitarian State Conference. with Ed Taylor, Rockport. 

March 2nd.   Sequim, WA. Drum workshop. private party 

March 10th  Sequim WA Book signing.  First Start. .

March 22-24  Seattle, WA. Presenter.  OSPIS.  2006 Collaboration Conference. Doubletree Seatac, 

March 29th    Port Angeles, WA.  Circle of Drum & introduction of Beatriz Gilardo.. New partner in presentations (bilingual)

March 31st.    Port Angeles, WA.  Live radio interview KNOP Karen.

April 11-13     Skagit, WA. Key-Speaker/workshop.  State wide Tribal Conference Juvenile justice. Skagit Casino/Conference Center, 

April 22 nd     Sequim. WA. Open drum workshop in  Must contact Linda to register no later than the 19th of April. Limited to 10 designers. 

April 29th       Sequim, WA. Plenary Speaker. opening for Legacy Conference  

May 8-9-10     Reno, Nevada. Speaker/workshop/book signing. nativekinship.com Conference Team Linda Silvas and Beatriz Giraldo               
                                       Sierra Association of Foster Families. Regional Welfare Conference. 

May 23 - 25     Alturas & Fall River California. Presenter.  Indian Education Center, Honored Gathering. And Book signing 

May 27th          Shoalwater Tribe, WA.  Presentation and Book signing.

June 2 - 5th       Denver Colorado.   Plenary Speaker. Brookdale Foundation's National RAPP Conference. 

August 26th ... Sequim WA Circle of Drums, private party 30 people

August 31 .. Conducting Drum workshop Sequim, WA.

Sept 9th - 11th Philadelphia PA. Opening conference to celebrate Nation Grandparents Month Opening Conference and Book Signing "Mama Bear Baby Bear"

Sept. 15th ... Conducting Drum workshop Sequim, WA.

Sept. 23rd Naming Ceremony Neah Bay, WA

Sept, 29th - October 1st Tri Cities, WA. Hands Around the World: Multicultural Event. "Plenary Speaker"

October 3rd - 5th Pousbol WA. "Connecting the Communities" Tribal Gathering Opening Speaker and conducting workshop in Substance Abuse using Mama Bear Baby Bear and book signing.




Date Location Details
February, 2006 Bombay, India Labour and Social Affairs. Grandparents raising Grandchildren. Promoting and book signing "Mama Bear Baby Bear" book
Nov. 28, 2005 Pedals Restaurant , Sequim, WA.
Christmas Design. Pedals Restaurant
Nov. 25, 2005 “Festival of Trees “ “Festival of Trees “ Gala dinner and auction. Drum
Performance with Lester Greene, Larry and Jody Fredrickson .
Nov. 22, 2005 Port Angeles, WA. “Festival of Trees Designers competition”
Nov. 18th 19th 20th and 21st, 2005 Little Trees Gallery Little Trees Gallery features “Native
Christmas Show” Featuring artist Larry Fredrickson, Cradle boards,
shields, Drum bags.Jody Fredrickson , Native Jewelry, Linda Silvas,
Native Drums, custom Dream Catchers, Special Edition Mama Bear Baby
Bear Book, Mask, Wall hangings. Cards and Book signing. Native
refreshments will be served.
Nov. 12, 2005 6:00 pm Greywolf elementary school gym. Hwy 101 and Carlsborg. Sequim,
“Circle of Drums” Performing with “Little Tree”... Lester
Greene of Makah Nation , Kate Lilly, singer, songwriter, actress.
Book signing “Mama Bear Baby Bear Book”
Sept 26th, 2005 San Diego, Ca. Drum work-shop, "Circle of Drums" Book signing "Mama Bear Baby Bear"
August 19, 2005 Marrowstone Island, Washington Snohomish Tribal Pow Wow
August 4th 5th and 6th, 2005 Lower Elwha Reservation Tribal Journey of canoes
August 1st, 2005 Sequim, WA "Circle of Drums" Private party from Japan
August 1st, 2005 Port Angeles, WA Canoe Journey
July 10, 2005 Little Trees Creations, Sequim, Washington Book signing ... Mama Bear Baby Bear
July 8th, 2005 Fort Bramblewood "Circle of Drums" for 60 disable children
July 1st, 2005 Port Angeles, WA Live radio interview with Karen Hanan "KNOP" radio
June 27 & 28, 2005 Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation area, Bosie, Idaho Little Tree's Traditional Circle of Drums and Drum making workshop, Book signing: Mama Bear Baby Bea
June 25th, 2005 Lake Washington, Seattle, WA Filming photo shoot movie "Willatuk"
June 23rd, 2005 Shelton, WA State-wide coalition that addresses Violence Against Native Women...Known as WomenSpirit Coalition
June 18, 2005 Lower Elwa Indian Reservation Filming Willatuk
June 12th, 2005 Neah Bay, WA Photo shoot for movie "Willatuk"
June 11, 2005 Port Angeles, Washington Filming Willatuk
June 6, 2005 Lucky Eagle Convention Center, Shelton, Washington Honoring the traditional families: Native Caregiving in Washington State, Book signing Mama Bear Baby Bear
May 23, 2005 Jamestown, Sequim, Washington Honoring the traditional families: Native Caregiving in Washington State