Confluence Library

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 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.

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.

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 catching and cooking eels. 0:48.

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

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

Wilbur Slockish (Klickitat, Yakama) talks about a conversation he had in prison that reshaped the way he looked at cultural relations.