Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – April 27, 2005

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Dying for Water:
Indians, Politics & Dead Fish in the Klamath River Basin

In the Fall of 2002, disease raged through the warm and shallow water
of the once-mighty Klamath River. Within days, 68,000 adult Chinook
Salmon perished as they tried to return home to spawn. The story of
this event flows through past and present, through the hearts, the
voices and the songs of Tribal people who consider the fish their
relatives, to the highest levels of government and corporate power.