Confluence Library

Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about an unexpected encounter with settlers along a traditional seasonal trail. 1:58.

Greg Archuleta (Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) talks about unsuccessful attempts by Indian agents to keep members of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde from fishing in the falls.

Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about an incident in the Dalles where he and a friend were declined service at a movie theater. 1:51.

Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about Tommy Thompson, Flora Thompson, and the loss of Celilo Falls.

In this excerpt from an interview with Chief Delvis Heath, he discusses tribal jurisdiction of the Columbia.

Mike Iyall (Cowlitz) talks about the cultural losses caused by disease.

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.

Antone Minthorn (Cayuse, Nez Perce, Umatilla) talks about life on the Umatilla Reservation, the struggle for sovereignty, and Maya Lin. Fully subtitled. 2:32.

Greg Archuleta (Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) talks about passing culture from generation to generation, and underlines the importance of understanding that culture is never static.

Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about catching and cooking eels. 0:48.