Richard (“Dick”) Basch (Clatsop/Nehalem) is currently the leading American Indian advisor to the Honoring Tribal Legacies project. He is also the American Indian Liaison to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, of the National Park Service. Dick has been involved with the Honoring Tribal Legacies project since its inception in 2010. He was also a key figure in bringing people out to participate in the Tent of Many Voices during the Bicentennial observation of the Lewis and Clark expedition, 2003–2006. Late in 2015, Dick was honored along with Jill Hamilton-Anderson for their dual role in helping guide the Honoring Tribal Legacies: An Epic Journey of Healing project. They received the Stewart L. Udall Award of the Western National Parks Association. The photo of Dick comes from that ceremony.
Please contact Dick at: Richard_Basch [at] nps [dot] gov