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Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands, Lifeways
Summary: 
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: 
Government to Government Relations
Summary: 
Bobbie Connner describes the multiple impacts on indigenous cultures of dividing people into tribal nations, including forced changes to land ownership and segregation into boarding schools.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Government to Government Relations
Summary: 
Bobbie Connner describes the multiple impacts on indigenous cultures of dividing people into tribal nations, including forced changes to land ownership and segregation into boarding schools.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
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.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands
Summary: 
Wilbur Slockish tells a story about visiting Shoshone Falls in Idaho to sit and listen to the sound. The sound reminds him of Celilo Fells, a sound he will never forget.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Government to Government Relations, Lands
Summary: 
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
Category: 
Language
Summary: 
Virginia Beavert speaks in Ichiiskin about Confluence and the importance of education.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Bobbie Conner describes the strength required to survive the many attempts to eradicate indigenous people. [short version]
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Bobbie Conner describes the strength required to survive the many attempts to eradicate indigenous people. [extended version]
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Language
Summary: 
Greg Archuleta describes some of the ways culture and language was passed down through his family.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Economy/Economic Development, Education, Government to Government Relations, Lifeways
Summary: 
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.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Religion
Summary: 
Johnny Jackson talks about the spiritual connection to the Columbia River.

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