Lifeways

Summary: 
Leah Conner recalls details about the route taken during her family's seasonal rounds.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Wilbur Slockish explains that indigenous lifeways have built-in conservation practices, meaning that the very foundation is a necessary respect for the water and land that provide food resources.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways, Natural Resources
Summary: 
Tony Johnson talks about connection to place and why it's important to educate non-native people about places that are important to indigenous people of the Northwest.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands, Lifeways
Summary: 
At the Sandy River Delta, Greg Archuleta talks about the importance of honoring the ancestors. He also describes the importance of adapting and connecting old ways to new things and ideas.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Aurelia tells the harrowing story of falling into the river at Celilo Falls.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Mike Iyall of the Cowlitz Tribe describes cultural marriage traditions and taboos.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Greg Archuleta describes some of the various approaches that tribal people take to pass down traditional cultural knowledge. Decisions about how to do this are made at the tribal, community and family level.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
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
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: 
Louie Pitt describes how elders share cultural knowledge and pass down important lifeways.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways