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Coping with Climate Change: Washington's Tribes

SALMON CERMONIES

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THE WOLF PACKANCIENT TRADITIONSLIMITED LANDAN IDYLLIC PLACEFISHING FOR SMELTSSTRANGE WATERSSHIFTING SEA MAMMALSANCIENT HOMELANDSFIRST FOODSSALMON CERMONIESGIVING THANKSFEEDING A COMMUNITYINTERTWINED FATESCRITICAL HABITATSRIGHT TO FISHDEFENDING TREATY RIGHTS THE NEXT GENERATION

SALMON CERMONIES

Each year Pacific Northwest tribes gather to celebrate the return of salmon runs and pray for the protection of fishermen. Salmon ceremonies are a time for elders to teach younger generations to respect the environment and to pass down traditional ecological knowledge.

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