Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about an unexpected encounter with settlers along a traditional seasonal trail. 1:58.
Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama) talks about trade and sale, and the concept of owning land.
Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama, Rock Creek) talks about the wealth of Celilo Falls and its trade importance.
Leah Conner (Umatilla) talks about her family’s seasonal work travels.
Mike Iyall (Cowlitz) talks about continent-wide trade between tribes.
The Chinook are one of several Lower Chinook people indigenous to the western Washington coast. Though not federally recognized, the Chinook were long recognized as prodigious traders across the Northwest coast.