salmon fishery Archives - Salish Current

Tribal right to fish in ‘usual and accustomed’ areas comes with complexity

February 23, 2024
Richard Arlin Walker

Tribal treaty rights to fish in usual and accustomed fishing areas have had unintended consequences.

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50 years after Boldt Decision: new and lingering challenges to salmon recovery

February 2, 2024
Richard Arlin Walker

As Washington treaty tribes mark the 50th anniversary next week of the Boldt Decision, challenges to a sustainable salmon population remain.

 

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Southeast Alaska troll fishery has deep local ties

March 7, 2023
Pete Granger and Norman Pillen

Commentary:

Shutting down Southeast Alaska’s troll fishery will not stave off the decline of local orca and salmon populations — but it will have devastating effects on hundreds of fishing families and businesses.

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