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Tribal and non-Indian anglers 'fighting over the last fish'

 


LACEY — A demonstration in front of the Lacey satellite office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week brought back some uncomfortable memories.

It was a gathering of fishermen protesting against members of several local tribes fishing for spring chinook salmon. The tribal fishermen meanwhile were asserting their treaty rights to catch the first salmon returning to their native watersheds, as they always have.

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