The Elwha River: Taking Down the Dams •  SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

The Elwha River: Taking Down the Dams • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

The removal of the Glines Canyon Dam and the Elwha Dam, a smaller downstream dam, began in late 2011. Three years later, salmon are migrating past the former dam sites, trees and shrubs are sprouting in the drained reservoir beds, and sediment once trapped behind the dams is rebuilding beaches at the Elwha's outlet to the sea. 

The Heart of the Fraser

The Heart of the Fraser

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

The Heart of the Fraser highlights the continuing destruction of the culturally rich ecosystem in the gravel reach of the lower Fraser River from Hope to Mission, British Columbia and what needs to happen to save this significant ecosystem from environmental collapse.

 

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3--13 parts)

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3--13 parts)

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

This is the third of four documentary series on water--its role in culture, spirituality and life itself for North America's First Nations people.