Lifeways

Summary: 
Bryson Liberty shares a story about going to an unwelcoming movie theater in The Dalles, Oregon, as a teenager.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Government to Government Relations, Lifeways
Summary: 
Bryson Liberty tells the harrowing story of his mother's family encountering a group of hostile settlers on their traditional seasonal food gathering route.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Natural Resources, 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: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Bill Yallup, Jr. describes his son's PTSD, relating it to the ongoing impacts of historical trauma suffered by indigenous people.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Aurelia describes her connection to Celilo Falls and what it means to be Wyam. She describes the continuity of culture along the river.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Johnny Jackson tells a story about catching fish at Celilo Falls and how the river made the salmon strong.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways, Natural Resources
Summary: 
Mike Iyall of the Cowlitz Tribe shares some history that describes the scope of destruction to the tribes by disease.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Artistry and Artifacts, Lifeways
Summary: 
Louie Pitt describes how elders share cultural knowledge and pass down important lifeways.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Greg Archuleta explains how the tribes use stories and education to remind people about their connection to the river and work with people to repair damage to the river.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands, Lifeways
Summary: 
Tony Johnson explains how his cultural lifeways are his inheritance and that it has value that continues to need to be passed down to future generations.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways