The fish in the Columbia River and its tributaries are of paramount importance to our people, our diet, and our health.
Through our treaty-reserved rights, we advocate for the resources that cannot speak for themselves, and we provide outreach and education activities that empower others to do the same.
Our biologists and technicians are out in the field every day, actively restoring the river in accordance with our traditions and rigorous science.
Eel-like Pacific lamprey J.Yallup and Patrick Luke
Coho work-up at Prosser
Washington state now requires all K-12 schools to teach a new curriculum called Since Time Immemorial: Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State. The Yakama Nation has been an active participant in the development of the curriculum, which educators will use as they teach...
- Fall Chinook has been lower than expected and Upriver Bright Fall Chinook (URB)
- have been downgraded to 138,600 at the mouth of the Columbia River.