More on the return of king salmon to the Elwha River, as the dams come down.
The Kings Return! Chinook salmon seen above the Elwah River
“This has been an extremely exciting summer. First we see a renewal of a culture with the uncovering of the creation site of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, and now we see the renewal of the legendary chinook in Olympic National Park.”
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A couple of slick videos from Andy Maser Films/American Whitewater…
Found this one above via Outside Magazine.
This video is from American Whitewater’s website.
Stories from the Lower Klallam Tribe from Northwest Indian News.
Two-year-old Jordan Saluskin, a Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member, peaks over the edge of the Lower Elwha Dam during the ceremony to celebrate the removal of the dams. “This is what it’s all about,” his mother Harmony Arakawa said. Photo by Katie Campbell.