Klamath Tribes

C’waam ceremony

Chiloquin, Ore. – Federal funding, teams of biologists, and extensive studies are being used to help restore numbers of endangered sucker fish in the Klamath Basin. An effort was made Saturday to get spiritual help for the suckers, or c’waam, through an …

Sucker fish release

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Endangered sucker fish in the Klamath Basin are getting some extra help this spring. The fish were released into the Shoalwater Bay area by Alan Mikkelsen, an advisor to the Secretary of the Interior. U.S. Fish and Wildlife …

FERC, Tribes meet for dam removal talks

Chiloquin, Ore. – Klamath Tribal Chair Don Gentry believes dam removal is the key to restoring the health of the Klamath River.  “101 years since we had steelhead and salmon come to the Upper Basin, because of the first dam that went …

Klamath Basin water status remains unclear

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A agreement which would have provided water sharing for off-Project irrigators in the Klamath Basin has expired. The Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement was signed in April of 2014. Klamath Tribal Chairman Don Gentry explains the purpose of …

Klamoya Casino getting hotel

Klamath County, Ore. – One of Klamath County’s top tourist destinations will soon have a motel on site. The White Sage drummers helped to open Tuesday morning’s ceremony, followed by a groundbreaking for a new hotel by Klamoya Casino. “After 20 years …

Klamath Tribes celebrate return of the c’waam

Chiloquin, Ore. – An ancient ceremony provides hope for a healthy future for Klamath Tribal members, about 100 people gathered near the Sprague River Saturday morning for the C’waam ceremony. Klamath Tribes Culture and Heritage Department Director Perry Chocktoot, Jr. explains, “This …