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Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands, Natural Resources
Summary: 
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
Category: 
Lands
Summary: 
Bobbie Conner explains the consequences of divide and conquer tactics used against people who are closely connected along the river.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Language
Summary: 
Tony Johnson describes Chinuk Wawa, the pidgen language known as "Chinook Jargon" that is the one of the remaining living Chinook languages and was widely used for trading in the Northwest.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Natural Resources, Religion
Summary: 
Virginia Beavert talks about how the river is experienced by indigenous people of the Columbia River. It was created for them but requires them to take care of it for their survival.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands
Summary: 
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
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
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
Category: 
Lands, Natural Resources
Summary: 
Bryson Liberty shares funny memories of fishing at Celilo Falls.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Wars/Military/Conflict
Summary: 
Leah Conner talks about her grandmother Wye-as-us (Stepping High Dancing), who had a terrifying encounter with a local militia.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Natural Resources
Summary: 
Bryson Liberty talks about eels (also known as Pacific Lamprey) which are an important food resource of the Columbia River region.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Leah Conner recalls details about the route taken during her family's seasonal rounds.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands
Summary: 
Virginia Beavert talks about the pain that people must have felt when Celilo Falls was flooded and how it changed fishing along the river.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Government to Government Relations
Summary: 
Greg Archuleta describes efforts to keep indigenous people from fishing at Willamette Falls. Fisheries were strategically placed to deter families from fishing at the falls.

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