Gallery: Tommy, Henry, and Flora Thompson

This gallery features photos of Chief Tommy Thompson (c.1855-1959), his son Henry Thompson, and his wife, Flora (1898-1978). Tommy Thompson was the Wyam chief presiding over Celilo Village at the time of the construction of the Dalles Dam. Both Tommy and Flora dedicated much of their later lives to stopping the Dalles Dam project. Tommy Thompson died two years after the dam’s construction, at age 102, and Flora died twenty years later due to a house fire. Henry Thompson became chief after his father’s death.

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