For thousands of years, the Nimiipuu people piloted their canoes along the tumbling waters of the Snake River. But after dams were built and the river choked off, a tradition was lost for over 100 years. Until now. A video by Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment and Earthjustice.
About the Making of This Film: The canoe crafting was not just about building a canoe. Read “When a Canoe Is More Than a Canoe” to learn about the movement to restore a free-flowing lower Snake River.