Remembering Celilo Falls, Parts 1 & 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1)

Remembering Celilo Falls, Parts 1 & 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1)

Release date:

2010

Running time:

44 minutes

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Available on DVD

Closed Captioned:

Yes

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Part of the SAMAQAN: Water Stories series 1

North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

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.

 

Titles included in this series:

Water Stories (24 minutes)
Akwiten (24 minutes)
Haida Gwaii (24 minutes)
Akwesasne, Parts 1 & 2 (48 minutes)
Posonut: The Maliseet Basket (24 minutes)
Sacred Head Waters: Loveman Nole (24 minutes)
Fraser River, Parts 1 & 2 (48 minutes)
Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake, Parts 1 & 2 (48 minutes)

For more information about the series or series producers visit http://www.urbanrez.ca or http://www.samaqan.ca/

 

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SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2--13 parts)

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2--13 parts)

North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource––a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

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