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Honoring Oceans on World Oceans Day

Honoring Oceans on World Oceans Day

Columbia River flowing into the Pacific Ocean. Since time immemorial, tribes have followed well-worn trails to their traditional fishing, hunting, and gathering grounds. The Columbia River tribes consider rivers and streams to be the trails that salmon use on their...
In memoriam: Chief Carl Sampson

In memoriam: Chief Carl Sampson

Carl Sampson, also known as Peo Peo Mox Mox (Yellowbird) and was the hereditary Chief of the Walla Walla Tribe, passed away November 15, 2017 in Pendleton, Oregon. Carl was born August 19, 1933 at Tutuilla Flats on the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Oregon. His parents...
Giving Steelhead a Helping Hand

Giving Steelhead a Helping Hand

This article and its accompanying photos are the final project for CRITFC’s 2017 social media intern Cyrus Lyday. CRITFC hosted Cyrus through the Siletz Tribe’s tribal internship program. Johnny Jackson, a hereditary river chief of the Yakama Nation tells a story...

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