Natural Resources

Summary: 
Bill Yallup, Jr. explains how Celilo Falls was the "Wall Street of the West".
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Economy/Economic Development, Lands, Natural Resources
Summary: 
Bryson Liberty talks about eels (also known as Pacific Lamprey) which are an important food resource of the Columbia River region.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Natural Resources
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 shares funny memories of fishing at Celilo Falls.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands, 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
Category: 
Government to Government Relations, Natural Resources
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: 
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: 
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: 
Virginia Beavert talks about how the river is experienced by indigenous people of the Columbia River. It was created for them but requires them to take care of it for their survival.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Natural Resources, Religion
Summary: 
Louie Pitt talks about the river as a provider, and the spiritual connection to the natural resources in and along the river.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Natural Resources, Religion