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The Survival of Washington Indians
Thousands of years after they first walked the earth, Washington Indians remain locked in a struggle to protect who they are, what they believe and how they live. When the American West opened in the 19th century, legendary battles ensued and threatened ancient customs. Follow Washington's original inhabitants through a war over land, a clash over culture and a revival of Native tradition in our world today.
“We are celebrating the survival of a people...We're still here.”
Mel Tonasket, former chairman, Colville Confederated Tribes