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Coverage for grant ZED-283338-22

Currents of the Big River, the inaugural publication of a new journal
Lily Hart, Confluence Project

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‘Voices of the River’ reflected in new Confluence journal (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Allison Frost and Dave Miller
Publication: OPB's Think Out Loud
Date: 1/10/2023
Abstract: For 20 years, the Confluence Project has been highlighting the experiences of Indigenous tribes along the Columbia River. Now it’s created a new journal called “Voices of the River.” Editor Lily Hart says in some ways it’s the culmination of the organization itself, reflecting both history and contemporary life with poetry, articles and original art. We talk with Hart and with Emily Washines, a Yakama tribal member who wrote about protecting threatened tribal fishing rights.

Bridge to forgotten voices: Confluence publishes field guide to explore Vancouver landmark (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Scott Hewitt
Publication: The Columbian
Date: 1/26/2023
Abstract: Volume 1 of “Voices of the River” features opinions, memoirs, historical fiction, artworks, an excerpt from an upcoming book and a couple of carefully footnoted academic papers: one exploring the complicated culture of Chinook canoe journeys, the other analyzing how the Yakama Nation pursued treaty rights and its own sovereignty across generations.