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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.
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Lifeways
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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.
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Lifeways, Natural Resources
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Johnny Jackson tells a story about catching fish at Celilo Falls and how the river made the salmon strong.
Community
Confluence
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Lifeways
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Leah Conner recalls details about the route taken during her family's seasonal rounds.
Community
Confluence
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Lifeways
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Greg Archuleta shares concerns about the threat of losing cultural knowledge. He describes how The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have adapted and brought traditional practices into modern uses.
Community
Confluence
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Lifeways
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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
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Lands, Lifeways
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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.
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Confluence
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Lifeways
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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
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Lifeways
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Aurelia tells the harrowing story of falling into the river at Celilo Falls.
Community
Confluence
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Lifeways
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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
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Lifeways
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Tanna Engdahl tells a story about her grandmother's strength when they encountered discrimination in a restaurant when she was young.
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Education, Government to Government Relations, Lifeways
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Tanna Engdahl talks about the Cowlitz strengths in adopting new technologies from foreigners.