Death of Celilo Falls (Book, 2005) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Death of Celilo Falls

Death of Celilo Falls

Author: Katrine Barber
Publisher: Seattle : Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest in association with University of Washington Press, ©2005.
Series: Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Death of Celilo Falls is a story of ordinary lives in extraordinary circumstances, as neighboring communities went through tremendous economic, environmental, and cultural change in a brief period. Katrine Barber examines the negotiations and controversies that took place during the planning and construction of the dam and the profound impact the project had on both the Indian community of Celilo Village and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katrine Barber
ISBN: 0295985461 9780295985466
OCLC Number: 60715084
Description: xi, 258 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Village and town : the communities transformed by the Dalles Dam --
A riverscape as contested space --
Debating the dam : "a serious breach of good faith" --
Narratives of progress : development and population growth at the Dalles --
Relocation and the persistence of Celilo Village: "we don't 'come from' anywhere" --
Negotiating values : settlement and final compensation --
Conclusion: Losses.
Series Title: Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography.
Responsibility: Katrine Barber.

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Examines the negotiations and controversies that took place during the planning and construction of The Dalles Dam and the profound impact the project had on both the Indian community of Celilo  Read more...
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Barber's useful study, like The Dalles Dam itself, takes on greater meaning as part of a larger pattern. * American Historical Review * Barber mines little-known government archives and local Read more...

 
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