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Coping with Climate Change: Washington's Tribes

FIRST FOODS

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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

FIRST FOODS

Native Americans have depended on a wide range of plants and animals for countless generations. These "first foods" have cultural and spiritual significance in addition to their nutritional importance. Changes in the climate and weather are increasing threats to the cultivation or gathering of these first foods.

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