Indigenous advocacy leads to largest dam removal project in US history

Posted on AllSides December 4th, 2023
From The Left
Shane Anderson and Swiftwater Films

Every fall, Barry McCovey, a member of the Yurok Tribe and director of tribal fisheries, takes his four children salmon fishing on the Klamath River, the second largest river in California.

A strong salmon run normally nets his family 30 or 40 fish. It’s a supply big enough to last them all year: They freeze, smoke and can the salmon to serve either on its own or on sandwiches and crackers.

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https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/12/4/indigenous-advocacy-leads-to-largest-dam-removal-project-in-us-history

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