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Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Language, Lifeways
Summary: 
Bessie Scott talks about respect/self-respect and teaching children Nez Perce language. She describes a song "I am special/You are special" that aids in teaching children self-respect.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Natural Resources, Religion
Summary: 
Louie Pitt talks about the river as a provider, and the spiritual connection to the natural resources in and along the river.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Government to Government Relations, Lifeways
Summary: 
Bryson Liberty shares a story about going to an unwelcoming movie theater in The Dalles, Oregon, as a teenager.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Mike Iyall laments the loss of language, arts and culture that occured from the impact of disease on the Cowlitz people.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lands
Summary: 
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.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
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
Category: 
Wars/Military/Conflict
Summary: 
Wilfred Scott describes a scene of events from the Battle of Big Hole during the Nez Perce Wars, and relates it to his wife Bessie's ancestry.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Louie Pitt tells a shortened version of a Coyote story, where he plays the trickster at a meeting of dogs.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Natural Resources, Lifeways
Summary: 
Bryson Liberty tells the harrowing story of his mother's family encountering a group of hostile settlers on their traditional seasonal food gathering route.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Mike Iyall answers the quesiton: "What is it like for you to be Cowlitz?"
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Virginia Beavert describes her optimism about young native people returning to their cultural roots.
Community: 
Confluence
Category: 
Lifeways
Summary: 
Bill Yallup, Jr. describes his son's PTSD, relating it to the ongoing impacts of historical trauma suffered by indigenous people.

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