Confluence Library

Bobbie Conner (Cayuse, Nez Perce, Umatilla) talks about Native fortitude.

The theme of this video is treaties. Seven Native individuals talk about treaty protections, property rights, culture, and first rights. By Tule Films with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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

Aurelia Stacoma (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs) talks about relationship to the Columbia River.

Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama) talks about the sacred nature of water.

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

Leah Conner (Umatilla) talks about an attack on her family by militia which killed her great-grandparents.

Wilbur Slockish (Klickitat, Yakama) talks about the removal of rights and forcible relocation to reservations such as Fort Simcoe.

Tanna Engdahl (Cowlitz) talks about dealing with discrimination with her grandmother.

Tony Johnson (Chinook) talks about connections to land, place, and stories.