Confluence

Last changed on Wed, 12/31/1969 - 16:00
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Confluence
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Lands
Summary
Bobbie Conner explains the consequences of divide and conquer tactics used against people who are closely connected along the river.
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Confluence
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Lifeways
Summary
Aurelia describes her connection to Celilo Falls and what it means to be Wyam. She describes the continuity of culture along the river.
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Confluence
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Lifeways
Summary
Aurelia tells the harrowing story of falling into the river at Celilo Falls.
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Confluence
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Lifeways
Summary
Mike Iyall of the Cowlitz Tribe describes cultural marriage traditions and taboos.
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Confluence
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Economy/Economic Development
Summary
Mike Iyall talks about the expansive trade reach of the Cowlitz people.
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Confluence
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Artistry and Artifacts, Lifeways
Summary
Mike Iyall of the Cowlitz Tribe shares some history that describes the scope of destruction to the tribes by disease.
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Confluence
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Lifeways
Summary
Mike Iyall answers the quesiton: "What is it like for you to be Cowlitz?"
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Confluence
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Lifeways
Summary
Mike Iyall laments the loss of language, arts and culture that occured from the impact of disease on the Cowlitz people.
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Confluence
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Religion
Summary
Tanna Engdahl tells a story about her grandmother participating in the Catholic sacrament of Confession.
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Confluence
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Lifeways
Summary
Tanna Engdahl tells a story about her grandmother's strength when they encountered discrimination in a restaurant when she was young.