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2nd Annual Willamette Falls Lamprey Celebration A Huge Success

Yakama Nation Fisheries Staff
Press release

Oregon City, Oregon -- The second annual Willamette Falls Lamprey Celebration on July 13th, 2023 was a huge success for the Yakama Nation in highlighting the collaborative work between tribes and key organization in restoring asúm; engaging with t

YN Wins "Lamprey Rockstar Team Award"

Yakama Nation Fisheries
In The News
On December 14th, 2022, our Yakama Nation Fisheries, Pacific Lamprey Project received the "LAMPREY ROCKSTAR TEAM AWARD" at the Lamprey Information Exchange meeting in Portland, OR (held at the World Forestry Center).

In Case You Missed It: Honor the Wykanish

Andrea Tulee
In The News

On August 9th, 2022, the Yakama and the Umatilla Nations together honored the Wykanish at a community event at Fish Hook Park along the Snake River.  As Salmon People, we are committed to working with all sectors to restore our Wykanish (salmon) a

In Case You Missed It: Lamprey Harvest Celebration

Andrea Tulee
In The News

The Yakama Nation with the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs held a Pacific lamprey harvest celebration and community event near Willamette Falls on July 30th, 2022.