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The theme of this video is Celilo Falls. Five Native individuals talk about Celilo Falls and the Columbia River. By Tule Films with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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.

The theme of this video is language. Six Native individuals talk about language and its importance to cultural preservation. By Tule Films with the support of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Yakama time balls were woven twine that detailed major events of a woman’s life- sometimes including eclipses. Several major eclipses were visible in the Northwest from 1503-1806 including one eclipse obscured by clouds.

Wilbur Slockish (Yakama, Klickitat) talks about finding Shoshone Falls, ID and listening to the falls crash.

Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama) talks about Kamiakin’s attempts to join tribes into one to face the incoming white settlers and keep their lands.

Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama) talks about teaching self-care and insight.

Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama) talks about trade and sale, and the concept of owning land.

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

Bill Yallup, Jr (Yakama) talks about PTSD among tribal members and proposes a solution to unnecessary police harassment. 4:28.

Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama, Rock Creek) talks about the wealth of Celilo Falls and its trade importance.

Wilbur Slockish (Klickitat, Yakama) talks about a conversation he had in prison that reshaped the way he looked at cultural relations.

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

Wilbur Slockish (Klickitat, Yakama) talks about how the ideas of Western science and free market are harmful to the Native food supply and conservation practices.

Wilbur Slockish (Yakama, Klickitat) talks about water as where life comes from and is a provider. 1:05.

Johnny Jackson talks about his beliefs and spirituality. 1:02.

Johnny Jackson (Yakama, Cascades) talks about fishing at Celilo Falls with his family.

Virginia Beavert (Yakama) speaks to Confluence in Ichishkíin Sɨ́nwit about education. English transcription included.

Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about activism for fishing rights, including going to the federal court to object to families being charged for fishing out of season.

Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about young peoples’ interest in culture and heritage.