In this video, Dr. Virginia Beavert discusses the Yakama River, Celilo, and the effect on people’s lifestyle after the flooding of Celilo
Listen to this podcast from the archives. This episode of Oregon Territory first aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting on March 9, 2007, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the flooding of Celilo Falls.
This gallery features photographs of fishing at Celilo Falls.
In this Confluence Podcast episode, Josiah Pinkham discusses the spirituality entity of Celilo, resilience, sacred responsibility and the difference between Native and non-Native culture.
This gallery features photographs from the Feast of the First Salmon celebrations held in 1939, 1940, 1945, 1948, 1954, 1956, and 1957.
This gallery features photos of Wyam Chief Tommy Thompson and his wife Flora.
This gallery features Chief Tom Frank Yallup, his son Douglas, and Chief William Yallup, Sr.
A video produced about the future sixth Confluence site. Filmed and edited by Greg Emetaz in 2013.
The theme of this video is Celilo Falls. Five Native individuals talk about Celilo Falls and the Columbia River. By Tule Films with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Wilbur Slockish (Yakama, Klickitat) talks about finding Shoshone Falls, ID and listening to the falls crash.
Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about funny stories from Celilo Falls, including a man who regularly fell in and a man who crawled across Celilo Falls for a date.
Bill Yallup Jr (Yakama, Rock Creek) talks about the wealth of Celilo Falls and its trade importance.
Louie Pitt (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs) talks about the devastation of the river and the extinction of over-fished species.
Louie Pitt (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs) talks about his memories of visiting Celilo Falls and watching other fish.
Aurelia Stacona (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs) talks about falling into the Celilo Falls as a child.
Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about Tommy Thompson, Flora Thompson, and the loss of Celilo Falls.
Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about the loss of Celilo Falls and its impact on fishing.