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Lands, Government to Government Relations
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Bill Yallup, Jr. talks about Chief Kamiakin and the his vision for the treaty signing.
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Confluence
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Government to Government Relations, Lands
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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".
Community
Confluence
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Lands
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Virginia Beavert talks about the pain that people must have felt when Celilo Falls was flooded and how it changed fishing along the river.
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Confluence
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Lands
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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.
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Confluence
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Lands, Natural Resources
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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
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Lands
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Louie Pitt recalls memories of going to Celilo Falls as a kid. He describes the sound, the smell and feel of the area.
Community
Confluence
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Lands, Natural Resources
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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
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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.
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.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands
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Greg Archuleta talks about termination and relocation of indigenous people in western Oregon.
Community
Confluence
Category
Lands
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Bobbie Conner explains the consequences of divide and conquer tactics used against people who are closely connected along the river.
Community
Confluence
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Lands, Natural Resources
Summary
Tanna Engdahl explains the Cowlitz scientific understanding of water and the skies as well as the land.