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Maya Lin has said, “I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings.” As you visit and explore a Confluence Project site, share your observations or new found discoveries in this open community of ideas.
Monthly Archives: December 2016
Imagine canoeing the length of a wild Columbia River before the dams. In 1920, one man did it. Daredevil travel writer Lewis Freeman documented what he saw and who be met, offering a glimpse of life before the hydroelectric system turned the Columbia River mostly into a series of lakes. more >
Through the centuries, Native American women of the Pacific Northwest have been known as the “gatherers” of their tribes. Their role included a number of activities tied to the “seasonal rounds”–Long journeys that took families to different areas of the Northwest to gather food and other materials. more >