In this video, Dr. Virginia Beavert discusses inherited fishing sites, memories of repairing fishing nets and talking with a man from another tribe who spoke Kiksht.
In this video, Dr. Virginia Beavert discusses the Yakama River, Celilo, and the effect on people’s lifestyle after the flooding of Celilo
Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about activism for fishing rights, including going to the federal court to object to families being charged for fishing out of season.
Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about the river, fishing, and concerns about resources.
Virginia Beavert (Yakama) talks about the loss of Celilo Falls and its impact on fishing.
In this episode, we hear from Bruce Jim, an Elder with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and fish commissioner with the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
In this excerpt, Bryson Liberty talks about scaffolds being handed town generations and fishing with his stepfather at Celilo.
In this excerpt, Bryson Liberty talks about seeing Celilo with his grandparents and aunt, as well as the trade at Celilo.
In this installment of Stories from River shorts, Virginia Beavert relates her experience protecting fishing rights and notable points in history related to fishing rights are explained.
This gallery features photographs of fishing at Celilo Falls.
This gallery features photographs from the Feast of the First Salmon celebrations held in 1939, 1940, 1945, 1948, 1954, 1956, and 1957.
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.
Linda Meanus (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs) talks about Tommy Thompson and the importance of salmon.
Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about catching and cooking eels. 0:48.
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.
Bryson Liberty (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla) talks about learning to fish at McCoy Creek. 1:55.
Bill Yallup, Jr (Yakama) talks about PTSD among tribal members and proposes a solution to unnecessary police harassment. 4:28.
Tony Johnson (Chinook) talks about how the Boldt Decision reduced the fishing rights of many tribes, including the Chinook.
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.