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UCUT and other Tribes and First Nations are pleased to release order now Treaty Talks, a video intended to start public discussion about the feasibility of fish passage above Grand Coulee Dam. The video follows the salmons’ ancestral journey up the Columbia River.

order now Treaty Talks raises awareness about the damage to the Columbia River by industry, Grand Coulee and other dams, and the Columbia River Treaty, which was ratified 50 years ago. Tribes and First Nations are working to ensure that ecosystem-based function and fish passage are recognized as vital to the future of the river.

 

Treaty Talks: Paddling up the Columbia River for People and Salmon

UCUT and other Tribes and First Nations are pleased to release Treaty Talks, a video intended to start public discussion about the feasibility of fish passage above Grand Coulee Dam. The video follows the salmons’ ancestral journey up the Columbia River and seeks to raise awareness about the damage to the Columbia River by industry, dams, and the Columbia River Treaty, which was ratified 50 years ago. We are working to ensure that ecosystem-based function and fish passage are recognized as vital to the future of the river.

 


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Canoe Journey and Gathering at Kettle Falls

Fish Reintroduction into the U.S. And Canadian Upper Columbia River

Upper Columbia River Basin Fish Passage and Reintroduction Project – Phase 1

Treaty Talks: A Journey up the Columbia River for People and Salmon

Columbia River Listed among Most Endangered Rivers of 2015

20 Year Report

United for the Benefit of All

Grand Coulee and the Forgotten Tribe

UCUT and Bonneville Power Administration Partnership

Tribal Salmon Management, Harvesting and Sharing

Forests and Fish Report

Drumheller Springs Natural Park

Pow Wow and Community Outreach

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4 days ago

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Northwest chinook salmon fisheries may eventually be adjusted to ensure there’s enough fish in the ocean for endangered orcas.

6 days ago

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