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Government to Government Relations, Lifeways
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Bryson Liberty shares a story about going to an unwelcoming movie theater in The Dalles, Oregon, as a teenager.
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Natural Resources, Lifeways
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Bryson Liberty tells the harrowing story of his mother's family encountering a group of hostile settlers on their traditional seasonal food gathering route.
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Lifeways
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Bobbie Conner describes the strength required to survive the many attempts to eradicate indigenous people. [short version]
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Lifeways
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Bobbie Conner describes the strength required to survive the many attempts to eradicate indigenous people. [extended version]
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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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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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Lifeways
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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).
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Lifeways, Natural Resources
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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.
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Lifeways
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Virginia Beavert describes her optimism about young native people returning to their cultural roots.
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Lifeways
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Louie Pitt tells a shortened version of a Coyote story, where he plays the trickster at a meeting of dogs.
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Lifeways
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Louie Pitt describes how elders share cultural knowledge and pass down important lifeways.
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Lands, Lifeways
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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.