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“It must be recognized as an inherent right of Indigenous Peoples for the Winnemem Wintu to hold the salmon as a relative that is so intrinsic to our culture," said Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe. "There are complete eco systems based on the clarity, knowledge and health of the salmon." Photo of Joe Simmons, Winnemem Wintu Tribe member, Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, and Kayla Carpenter, Hoopa Valley Tribe member, at the State Capitol at a protest against Governor Jerry Brown's peripheral tunnel plan on July 25. Photo by Dan Bacher.
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