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Wed, Mar 13

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Yakima Valley Museum

Fish Wars: Tribal Rights, Resistance, and Resiliency in the Pacific Northwest

In this talk, professor Kestrel A. Smith surveys the evidence and events before and after the Fish Wars, which rocked Washington State for decades.

Fish Wars: Tribal Rights, Resistance, and Resiliency in the Pacific Northwest
Fish Wars: Tribal Rights, Resistance, and Resiliency in the Pacific Northwest

Time & Location

Mar 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Yakima Valley Museum, 2105 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98902, USA

About The Event

In the 1960s and 70s, tribes throughout the Pacific Northwest launched protests and acts of civil disobedience to pressure the government to recognize their fishing rights. Now known as the “Fish Wars,” the lessons from these events remain relevant today.

RSVP encouraged but not required. 

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