The Yakama Nation's history, culture, and the lives of our people are intertwined with the salmon and the Columbia.
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The Yakama Nation advocates for resources that cannot speak for themselves.
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Our innovative projects and partnerships restore culturally important fish runs in the Columbia River.
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Educator Resources
Find tools and resources developed by Yakama Nation Fisheries that can be used to help shape K-12 curriculums.
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Harvest News

The F&W Committee authorizes the first two (2) summer commercial gillnet openings in Zone 6 of the Columbia River from 6am Weds June 16 to 6pm Sat June 19, 2021 and 6am Mon June 21 to 6pm Thurs June 24, 2021.  See full regs attached

Yakama Nation Fisheries

Honor. Protect.

Yakama Nation Fisheries is a program of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation.  We work "To honor, protect and restore Nch'i-Wa'na (the Columbia River), its tributaries and its resources for the benefit of current and future generations of the Yakama people as reserved for them in the Treaty of 1855 (12 stat. 951).


Storymaps from Yakama Nation Fisheries

Click on the links below to view interactive Storymaps providing an overview of Yakama Nation Fisheries' projects.

*Click Here for the Complete Library of YN Fisheries Project Storymaps*


Yakama Nation Harvest

*Collection of YN Production, Species Restoration, and Tribal Harvest Storymaps*


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*Collection of Yakama Nation Habitat Restoration Projects*