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A historic collaboration of tribes, states and federal agencies gives renewed hope for the future of Northwest salmon
When U.S. District Judge James Redden enters his crowded Portland courtroom for Friday’s highly anticipated hearing on Columbia River salmon, he will see a powerful symbol of a historic change in the Pacific Northwest.
The Native American tribes of the Columbia Basin, with one exception, will be sitting shoulder to shoulder with the U.S. government agencies that manage the river basin, its dams and its fish and wildlife.