Confluence Library

Aurelia Stacona discusses her journey in beadwork.

Aurelia Stacona talks about her work in the church and in founding a 12 step program.

Tanna Engdahl discusses the movements of the sky, origin stories, and how words passed on knowledge.

Tony Johnson describes the difference between the Native and non-Native version of Chinook Wawa and the different languages Chinook Wawa is made up of.

Tony Johnson explains how the Chinook would not leave their homeland and how their treaty was never ratified.

Tony Johnson discusses the revitalization of canoe culture among the Chinook Nation and the importance of children being raised with that culture.

Tony Johnson talks about the philosophies of the longhouse and canoe culture.

Tony Johnson describes the experience of the Chinook receiving recognition in 2001 and having it revoked only eighteen months later.

Tony Johnson explains how traditional stories tell of reality and are more than “myths.”

In this video, Johnny Jackson describes the signing of the Walla Walla Treaty and the importance of learning his history.