SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1), Remembering Celilo Falls, Parts 1 & 2
ProducersKristy Assu Jeff Bear Marianne Jones
SubjectsEnvironment First Nations Indigenous Science
- Release Date 2010
- Running Time 44 minutes
- Closed Captions Yes
- Availability Canada, USA
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Remembering Celilo Falls (Part 1) shows how the Dalles Dam drowned the Celilo Falls on the lower Columbia River, affecting the Nez Percé and Klickitat people and the salmon migration. Remembering Celilo Falls (Part 2) shows how the Columbia River dams have challenged the survival of the salmon and what has been done to mitigate the damage.
North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series, SAMAQAN, shares their perspective on a most precious resource -- a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited. Host Severn Cullis Suzuki explores the significance of water for Indigenous people and its interconnection to all life.
Directed by: Marianne Jones
Produced by: Marianne Jones, Kristy Assu, Jeff Bear
Titles included in SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1):
- Water Stories (22 minutes)
- Akwiten (22 minutes)
- Haida Gwaii (22 minutes)
- Akwesasne, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
- Posonut: The Maliseet Basket (22 minutes)
- Sacred Head Waters: Loveman Nole (22 minutes)
- Fraser River, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
- Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)
SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3)
SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)
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