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Special Olympics Montana Bitterroot Winter Games

Directed by Lucas Laparra, Reuben DeMeyer, Josephine Lange

A community rallies behind an inspiring group of athletes. From filmmakers Lucas Laparra, Reuben DeMayer, and Josephine Lange: The Special Olympics

The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.