Confluence Library

Tule Films founder Woodrow Hunt talks about his work with Confluence, termination and resilience, and how his own family history relates to the work he does.

In this excerpt, Dr. Virginia Beavert talks about the importance of speaking her Native language.

In this episode, James Holt (Nez Perce) talks about lifeways, intergenerational trauma, and Nez Perce endurance.

Lillian Pitt talks about She Who Watches, identity, culture, history, and honoring nature. She also talks about her artwork. Fully subtitled. 3:00.

Ray Gardner tells the story of Qoots-hoi and Toรถlux, and how the first salmon caught turned into a thunderbird whose eggs formed humanity. He also talks about salmon catching ceremony. Fully subtitled.

Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about an unexpected encounter with settlers along a traditional seasonal trail. 1:58.

This gallery features Chief Tom Frank Yallup, his son Douglas, and Chief William Yallup, Sr.

This gallery features photos of Wyam Chief Tommy Thompson and his wife Flora.

This gallery features photographs from the Feast of the First Salmon celebrations held in 1939, 1940, 1945, 1948, 1954, 1956, and 1957.

This gallery features photographs of rock art. The Celilo Falls area was rich in rock art prior to its flooding.