Hatiya Voices of the Umatilla Reservation


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A presentation of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.  Made possible by a grant from the Oregon Council for the Humanities and through the generous support of the Van Evera and Jane M. Bailey Fund, and the S.S. Johnson Foundation, The Oregon Community and the OCRI Foundation.

Produced by Lawrence Johnson Productions, Inc.  1994


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My elders teach me.

This informative 30-minute slide/video traces the course of a life on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in the early 20th century.  Drawn from interviews with Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla elders conducted by leading anthropologist Deward Walker and filmmaker, Lawrence Johnson, Hatiya (wind) shows how the spirit of a proud people has endured despite the hardships of reservation life.