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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.
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Lifeways
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Lands, Natural Resources
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Bryson Liberty shares funny memories of fishing at Celilo Falls.
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Natural Resources
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Bryson Liberty talks about eels (also known as Pacific Lamprey) which are an important food resource of the Columbia River region.
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Language, Lifeways
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Bessie Scott talks about respect/self-respect and teaching children Nez Perce language. She describes a song "I am special/You are special" that aids in teaching children self-respect.
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Wars/Military/Conflict
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Wilfred Scott describes a scene of events from the Battle of Big Hole during the Nez Perce Wars, and relates it to his wife Bessie's ancestry.
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Economy/Economic Development, Lands, Natural Resources
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Bill Yallup, Jr. explains how Celilo Falls was the "Wall Street of the West".
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Lifeways
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Bill Yallup, Jr. describes his son's PTSD, relating it to the ongoing impacts of historical trauma suffered by indigenous people.
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Religion, Lands
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Bill Yallup, Jr. talks about the spiritual demensions of connecting to place.
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Government to Government Relations
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Bill Yallup, Jr. explains how it was difficult for people to understand the full implications of American Expansionism.
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Education
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Bill Yallup, Jr. talks about the importance of education and passing things down to future generations.
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Lands, Government to Government Relations
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Bill Yallup, Jr. talks about Chief Kamiakin and the his vision for the treaty signing.