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Community
Confluence
Category
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
Lands, Natural Resources
Summary
Bryson Liberty shares funny memories of fishing at Celilo Falls.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lifeways
Summary
Bryson Liberty describes growing up fishing on McCoy Creek, which at one point dried up. It has since been revitalized by Columbia River Tribes and the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC).
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
Lands, Natural Resources
Summary
Louie Pitt talks about "many Celilos," or the many places where indigenous people were pushed away from their livelihoods along the river systems in the Northwest.
Community
Confluence
Category
Government to Government Relations
Summary
Greg Archuleta describes efforts to keep indigenous people from fishing at Willamette Falls. Fisheries were strategically placed to deter families from fishing at the falls.
Community
Confluence
Category
Natural Resources, Wars/Military/Conflict
Summary
Wilfred Scott tells a story about waking up to law enforcement officials looking to arrest "Jess Greene" during the raids to arrest people for "illegal" fishing activities.