- The Resurrection of a River: Re-watering the Umatilla Basin
Historian Christopher Shelley explains the choices facing Indians at the Umatilla Reservation who wanted to restore salmon to the Umatilla River. The Umatilla Basin Project is an example of several interest groups working together for a plan to benefit salmon in the region.
- Summary of Wy-Kan-Ush-Mi Wa-Kish-Wit by the Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
The Columbia River Anadromous Fish Restoration Plan of the Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs and Yakama Tribes provides a framework to restore the Columbia River salmon, simply stated: put the fish back into the rivers.
- David Sohappy talks about his involvement in Sohappy v. Smith
David Sohappy was arrested several times for fishing the Columbia River. He defend his right to fish in court cases that went all the way to the Supreme Court.
- Letter to Mark Hatfield from Donald Sampson and the Umatilla
Sampson discusses the flaws of an amendment proposed by Sen. Slade Gordon to the Northwest Power Planning Council.
- Selections for the Journals of Lewis and Clark
Excerpts that address native fishing, expecially on the Columbia and Snake rivers.
- Letter from the Yakama Nation to the Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission
Regarding a joint tribal/state wild salmonid policy in Washington.
- Shoshone-Bannock Concept Paper
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes believe that we should protect the healthiest habitat and restore the rest, continue management practices that encourage protection of fish and wildlife, and stop destroying our natural resources for the benefit of social convenience.
I join the Fish and Wildlife Service in the recommendation that construction of the Dalles Dam be not authorized, that construction of the McNary Dam be postponed and that the power needs of the region be met by the full development of the Grand Coulee and Rock Island Dam power potentialities to their maximum capacity.