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Wilson Wewa, Spiritual Leader of the Northern Paiute and Warm Springs Council Member, joined Confluence on November 17th for the second event in a virtual series of Native Traditional Storytelling.

This year the Confluence Legacy Maker Virtual Gathering honored our elder Antone Minthorn and his decades of work to elevate Indigenous voices in public policy, education and the landscape itself.

Roberta Conner tells how her grandfather was reintroduced to his homeland and the importance of “stories about the land and how the land takes care of us.”

Roberta Conner tells how her grandfather was reintroduced to his homeland and the importance of “stories about the land and how the land takes care of us.”

In this excerpt, Bryson Liberty talks about seeing Celilo with his grandparents and aunt, as well as the trade at Celilo.

Tanna Engdahl discusses the knowledge behind Cowlitz trading and crafting.

This is the recording of our May 6th event, Confluence Conversations: Voices of Family in Land and Sky with Emily Washines and Josiah Pinkham, who discussed finding resilience, comfort, and strength in times of challenge.

Confluence was honored to be part of the annual Redheart Ceremony on April 23rd, which occurs every year in April in Vancouver, WA. You can watch the event recording here.

Curious about how Confluence got started? Want to explore our five completed art landscapes? Interested in the work we’re doing in schools? Check out this recorded event!

Max Corpuz, a Yakama fisherman, talks about the important of fishing, heritage, and Celilo.