Northwest Indian Veteran 

Association (NIVA)


Gerald Bouchard (US Army)

     - Elder

Allen Truesdale (US Marine Corps)
     - Co-Chair

Robert White (US Marine Corps)
     - Co-Chair

Marygene Smith (US Marine Corps)

     - Sub-Chair 
Mallorie Fults (Supporter)
     - Historian/Recordkeeper

NIVA Activities

  • Publishing a Monthly Calendar of NIVA and Veteran Events (see below)
  • Providing Color Guard at area Pow Wows
  • Providing Honor Guard at funerals for Veterans
  • Sponsoring a Christmas activity/gifts for all Indian children living in the      Portland/Vancouver general area.  All Veterans and their families are also  invited.
  • Yearly Veterans ceremony at the Oregon Vietnam Memorial Wall
  • Other Ceremonies as requested

Or mail checks to:


​​c/o NE Neighborhood Coalition

4815 NE 7th Avenue

Portland, OR  97211