Northern California Tribes Reach National Audiences

The growing national and international attention to Klamath Basin communities continued last week. Hoopa Valley Tribal member Danielle Frank was featured in Vogue magazine for her activist work on the Klamath and Trinity Rivers and the next day Karuk Tribal member and Natural Resources Director, Bill Tripp, was named to the Biden Administration' Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission.

This attention is translating into real political progress. Karuk's sacred lands bill gained momentum in Congress. Senators Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein are co-sponsoring a Senate Bill and hearings are scheduled later this month.

California communities continue to grapple with drought, and concerns about fire are building throughout the state as we get deeper into the fire season.

Explore the articles below to learn more.

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