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Confluence
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Lands, Government to Government Relations
Summary
Bill Yallup, Jr. talks about Chief Kamiakin and the his vision for the treaty signing.
Community
Confluence
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Government to Government Relations, Natural Resources
Summary
Tony Johnson talks about the Boldt Decision, which granted Treaty Tribes access to fishing sites, but denied traditional rights to unrecognized tribal communities like the Chinook Nation.
Community
Confluence
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Government to Government Relations
Summary
Bobbie Connner describes the multiple impacts on indigenous cultures of dividing people into tribal nations, including forced changes to land ownership and segregation into boarding schools.
Community
Confluence
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Economy/Economic Development, Education, Government to Government Relations, Lifeways
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Tanna Engdahl explains how by adopting written languages the Cowlitz were able to keep records that allowed them to preserve elements of their culture and use that ability in the fight for federal recognition.
Community
Confluence
Category
Economy/Economic Development, Government to Government Relations, Wars/Military/Conflict
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.