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Coping with Climate Change: Washington's Tribes

STRANGE WATERS

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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

STRANGE WATERS

Native fishermen on the Pacific coast have been seeing fewer of the usual cold water animals and reporting more sightings of warmer water species. For example, there have been recent reports of the Humboldt squid in waters off Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Only 10 years ago, sightings north of San Diego were rare.

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