Debate on Tribal Rights Heats Up:
Stand in Solidarity with the Yakama Nation
A pumped-storage hydroelectric development threatens irreplaceable tribal cultural resources, fish, and wildlife
Rye Development proposes the Northwest’s largest pumped storage hydroelectric development along the banks of the Columbia River near the John Day Dam, threatening to destroy tribal cultural resources for speculative energy return. Join Columbia Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Simone Anter as we talk to Elaine Harvey, Kah-milt-pa Band Member and Traditional Food Gatherer, Chairman Takala of the Yakama Nation, and others impacted by this misguided, socially unjust development.
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