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Tribal fishing a vital tradition on Valley rivers
July 30th, 2018
For thousands of years, Yakamas have dipped large nets into the rivers that carve through the region to catch prize salmon as well as other fish for food. Their relationship with land, rivers and fish is long and deep, and preserved in the Treaty of 1855, which reserves the Yakamas’ right to fish, hunt and gather foods in all the usual and accustom areas they did before setters ever stepped foot on their homeland. Salmon, […]
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