Confluence Library

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

The theme of this video is treaties. Seven Native individuals talk about treaty protections, property rights, culture, and first rights. By Tule Films with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

In this excerpt, Dr. Virginia Beavert talks about the importance of speaking her Native language.

This talk argues that the Doctrine of Discovery morphed into “American Manifest Destiny” and was used, and is still being used today, to justify the United States’ acquisition of the lands and assets of the Indian Nations and peoples.

Tanna Engdahl (Cowlitz) talks about traditional ecological knowledge.

Tony Johnson (Chinook) talks about connections to land, place, and stories.

Take a virtual tour of the Vancouver Land Bridge.

 

Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama) talks about the sacred nature of water.

Ray Gardner tells the story of Qoots-hoi and Toölux, and how the first salmon caught turned into a thunderbird whose eggs formed humanity. He also talks about salmon catching ceremony. Fully subtitled.

Johnny Jackson talks about his beliefs and spirituality. 1:02.