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Confluence
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Economy/Economic Development, Government to Government Relations, Lands, Lifeways
Summary
Stories from the River is a series of documentary shorts produced in collaboration with Confluence, Tule Films and NW Documentary, which the goal to elevate Indigenous voices in our collective understanding of the Columbia River system.
Community
Confluence
Category
Government to Government Relations, Lands, Lifeways, Religion
Summary
Stories from the River is a series of documentary shorts produced in collaboration with Confluence, Tule Films and NW Documentary, which the goal to elevate Indigenous voices in our collective understanding of the Columbia River system.
Community
Confluence
Category
Government to Government Relations, Lands
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands
Summary
Wilbur Slockish tells a story about visiting Shoshone Falls in Idaho to sit and listen to the sound. The sound reminds him of Celilo Falls, a sound he will never forget.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands, Natural Resources
Summary
Bryson Liberty shares funny memories of fishing at Celilo Falls.
Community
Confluence
Category
Economy/Economic Development, Lands, Natural Resources
Summary
Bill Yallup, Jr. explains how Celilo Falls was the "Wall Street of the West".
Community
Confluence
Category
Religion, Lands
Summary
Bill Yallup, Jr. talks about the spiritual demensions of connecting to place.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands, Government to Government Relations
Summary
Bill Yallup, Jr. talks about Chief Kamiakin and the his vision for the treaty signing.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands
Summary
Virginia Beavert talks about the pain that people must have felt when Celilo Falls was flooded and how it changed fishing along the river.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands
Summary
Virginia Beavert imagines what Tommy Thompson might have felt watching the flooding of Celilo Falls and describes her own feelings of sadness about the disappearance of the falls.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands, Natural Resources
Summary
Wilbur Slockish tells a story of a life lesson he learned from a man named Hobart Garneaux while in prison for "illegal" fishing.
Community
Confluence
Category
Government to Government Relations, Lands
Summary
Wilbur Slockish talks about how Issac Stevens came down the river to negotiate treaties with the tribes. He gives a little background on what it means to be "River People" indirectly explaining the phrase "usual and accustomed places".