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The theme of this video is resilience and survival. 4 Native individuals talk about resilience, survival, river rights, and the fight for recognition. By Tule Films with support from the National Endowment from the Arts.

Mike Iyall (Cowlitz) talks about marriage tradition and taboo among the Cowlitz.

Mike Iyall (Cowlitz) talks about continent-wide trade between tribes.

Mike Iyall (Cowlitz) talks about the impact of disease.

Mike Iyall talks about what being Cowlitz means to him.

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

Tanna Engdahl (Cowlitz) talks about adapting to new tools and technology.

Tanna Engdahl (Cowlitz) talks about traditional ecological knowledge.

Tanna Engdahl (Cowlitz) talks about dealing with discrimination with her grandmother.

Tanna Engdahl (Cowlitz) talks about the adoption of written language and its use in gaining tribal recognition.

Tanna Engdahl (Cowlitz) talks about her grandmother’s combination of Cowlitz culture with Catholic beliefs. 2:01.

The densest population of native peoples north of Mexico, the Lower Chinook, Klickitat, and Cowlitz all made the Vancouver area their home. As companies and settlers encroached, the tribes were scattered from this area.