Roberta Conner recounts stories told to her by her relative Nettie Showaway. This excerpt goes over Nette’s experience at Celilo, in the Dalles, at boarding school, and Nettie’s birth in Simnasho.
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 video, Dr. Virginia Beavert discusses the Yakama River, Celilo, and the effect on people’s lifestyle after the flooding of Celilo
In this video, Dr. Virginia Beavert talks about her grandmother and growing up on the river.