A Healing Journey: The Nimiipuu Canoe Project

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.