Confluence Library

Bobbie Conner (Cayuse, Nez Perce, Umatilla) talks about Native fortitude.

Greg Archuleta (Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) talks about the loss of culture and the adaptations of culture.

Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about funny stories from Celilo Falls, including a man who regularly fell in and a man who crawled across Celilo Falls for a date.

Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about the loss of Celilo Falls and its impact on fishing.

Louie Pitt (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs) retells a story about Coyote that he heard from his father.

Wilfred and Bessie Green Scott (Nez Perce) talk about nighttime raids by the Oregon State Police about fishing violations. 1:15.

Tony Johnson (Chinook) talks about how the Boldt Decision reduced the fishing rights of many tribes, including the Chinook.

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.