Audio by date 3-12-07

GHANA INDEPENDENCE, CELEBRATING IT'S 50th ANNIVERSARY

PEOPLE ACROSS GHANA CELEBRATED THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS INDEPENDENCE FROM BRITAIN THIS MONTH.
KBOO’S RYAN WHITE SPOKE WITH LOCAL EXPATRIOTS FROM THE WEST AFRICAN NATION ABOUT THE CONTINUING LEGACY OF THE PAN AFRICANIST MOVEMENT.

6:14 minutes (5.72 MB)

CELILO FALLS

THOUSANDS TURNED OUT OVER THE WEEKEND TO MOURN THE LOSS OF CELILO FALLS, OBLITERATED EXACTLY 50 YEARS AGO BY THE DALLES DAM.
THE COMMEMORATION INCLUDED A SALMON FEAST IN THE CELILO VILLAGE LONG HOUSE; AND STORIES, PRAYERS AND PHOTOS THAT RECALLED A WAY OF LIFE THAT HAD FLOURISHED FOR OVER TEN THOUSAND YEARS.
LISTEN TO KBOO’S STEPHANIE POTTER ON THIS COMMEMORATION

4:28 minutes (4.1 MB)

 

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