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 resilience and survival. Four Native individuals talk about resilience, survival, river rights, and the fight for recognition.
In order of appearance:
Bobbie Conner, Cayuse/Nez Perce/Umatilla
Tanna Engdahl, Cowlitz
Greg Archuleta, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Mildred Quaempts, Umatilla