9305-B7048. Four Indians at Opening of Bonneville Dam ceremonies, July 9 1938. (left to right) 1= Shu-Key Willie Spencer, 2= Chief Tommy Thompson, 3= Amos Simtustus, 4= ?. summary of event from The Dalles Weekly Chronicle: The official opening of the Port of The Dalles occurred when a flotilla of boats arrived at The Dalles dock. Visiting dignitaries stepped off the Onondaga and other vessels, official cars picked them up and transported them to the Union Pacific lawn just north of the chamber of commerce, where stood the 30-foot-high ‘gateway to the Inland Empire’. An Indian wigwam was located nearby. At 4:30 the official ceremonies started. KOIN produced a 15 minute west-coast wide broadcast of a presentation hosted by announcer Stanley Church. prominent participants were Governor Charles Martin of Oregon, Governor Barilla Clark of Idaho and Governor Clarence Martin of Washington. Glenn Howell acted as commentator for the pageant.