Stories from the River: Celilo

Stories from the River is a series of documentary shorts produced in collaboration with Confluence, Tule Films and NW Documentary. These videos are here to support teachers as they work to bring Indigenous prospects into schools. They are also educational and inspirational to anyone curious to gain a more inclusive understanding of the Columbia River system. Filmmaker Woodrow Hunt (Klamath/Cherokee) of Tule Films produced this series with the support of the National Endowment for the Arts.

The theme of this video is Celilo Falls. Five Native individuals talk about Celilo Falls and the Columbia River.

In order of appearance:

Wilbur Slockish, Yakama/Klickitat

Aurelia Stacona, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs

Virginia Beavert, Yakama

Johnny Jackson, Yakama/Cascades

Linda Meanus, Celilo Village


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