Wilbur Slockish talks about how Issac Stevens came down the river to negotiate treaties with the tribes. He gives a little background on what it means to be "River People" indirectly explaining the phrase "usual and accustomed places".
Government to Government Relations, Language, Wars/Military/Conflict
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.
Tony Johnson talks about some of the differences between indigenous and non-indigenous cultures and how colonial culture sometimes seems invisible to non-indigenous people but becomes obvious in comparison to indigenous cultures living here.
Economy/Economic Development, Education, Government to Government Relations, Lifeways
Tanna Engdahl explains how by adopting written languages the Cowlitz were able to keep records that allowed them to preserve elements of their culture and use that ability in the fight for federal recognition.