Misa Joo

Misa Joo resides in Redding. She is a Nikkei descendent who follows the Winnemem Wintu way of life and a retired eighth grade teacher of language arts and U.S. history for Eugene, Oregon District 4J. She was born in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Misa's Latest Articles

Opinion: Local Tribe’s Prayer Journey Creates Community that Cares for Rivers, Salmon, and Each Other 

“When we stop in this place we pray ‘Come this way.’ We pray and we sing, remembering that first time at the confluence, when the runners arrived in the dark, stars sparkling on the river. We could only hear the lapping of the water against the shore. And then in the hushed darkness, up and down the river where we stood lining up on the shore, all the songs started being sung.”

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