“Salmon have always kept their word…” In this episode, we talk with filmmaker Woodrow Hunt a Klamath/Modoc/ Cherokee descendent, and Bobbie Conner, a member of the Confederate Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Executive Director of the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, about Hunt’s recent film, Salmon’s Agreement.
Salmon have always kept their word. Year after year since time immemorial, these anadromous fish have returned to their home tributaries to spawn and give their lives for future generations.
In this episode, the speakers discuss speaking as a voice for the orcas, salmon, and the waterways they live in. Listen to the episode to learn from Washington State Representative Debra Lekanoff (Tlingit), Klickitat Tribal Elder Wilbur Slockish, and James Holt, (Nez Perce) the Executive Director of the Buffalo Field Campaign on how to care for these important members of our ecosystem.
How are orcas connected to salmon? In this episode Debra Lekanoff (Tlingit), Klickitat Tribal Elder Wilbur Slockish, and James Holt, (Nez Perce) discuss the orcas, salmon, and waterways that bromg grace to our region and how they require committed caretakers – now more than ever
In this excerpt Antone Minthorn (Umatilla) talks about the process of restoring salmon to the Umatilla River.
In this video, Dr. Virginia Beavert talks about her grandmother and growing up on the river.
Greg Archuleta talks about the removal of the Sandy River Dam and the return of wapato and salmon.
This collection centers around salmon as a First Food and the sacred and cultural associations.
In this excerpt, Bill Yallup describes talks about Spilyay (Coyote) and agreements between humans and salmon.
Louie Pitt (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs) talks about seeing a female salmon die.