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“I cannot accept the part about the fishing license. The Fish and Game has taken an unjust and patronizing step,” said Yurok Tribal Chairman Thomas O’Rourke Sr. “No one can separate these resources from our culture.” Yurok Tribal Member Richard Myers cleans mussels inside of Patrick's Point State Park. The Park does not recognize the rights of indigenous tribes who depend on gathering there to perpetuate their lifeways. Photo by Matt Mais, Yurok Tribe.
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