Native Homelands along the Lewis and Clark Trail - Lower Chinookan Tribe

Members of the Chinook and Wasco tribes along the mouth of the Columbia River talk of the importance of women in their society, cedar clothing, and foods.

Native Homelands along the Lewis and Clark Trail offers Native American descriptions of the traditional homelands and lifestyles of tribes with whom the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery came into contact from North Dakota to the mouth of the Columbia River. In their own words, tribal members tell about the customs of their ancestors before being impacted by interaction with Europeans.

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Producer

Sally Thompson (Producer/Director/Writer), Ken Furrow (Videographer), Daniel Claussen (Editor), Kimberly Lugthart (Associate Producer)

Source

“Native Homelands along the Lewis and Clark Trail” Regional Learning Project, The University of Montana, Center for Continuing Education 2008

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