Virginia Beavert

Last changed on Wed, 12/31/1969 - 16:00
Community
Confluence
Category
Government to Government Relations, Language, Wars/Military/Conflict
Summary
Virginia Beavert talks about her activism with regards to treaty fishing rights, and how her ability to speak multiple languages helped her translate for people who were arrested for "illegal" fishing.
Community
Confluence
Category
Language
Summary
Virginia Beavert speaks in Ichiiskin about Confluence and the importance of education.
Community
Confluence
Category
Natural Resources, Religion
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
Lifeways
Summary
Virginia Beavert describes her optimism about young native people returning to their cultural roots.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands
Summary
Virginia Beavert imagines what Tommy Thompson might have felt watching the flooding of Celilo Falls and describes her own feelings of sadness about the disappearance of the falls.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands
Summary
Virginia Beavert talks about the pain that people must have felt when Celilo Falls was flooded and how it changed fishing along the river.