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. 

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.