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Canoe journey to recall history, advocate for future

Seventy-nine years to the day after the original Ceremony of Tears, about 80 paddlers will leave Crescent Bay in canoes June 14 for an eight-day journey to Kettle Falls, the site of the original ceremony that mourned the loss of salmon from the traditional fishing spot for Native Americans.

The Inchelium Language and Culture Association, in association with River Warriors and the Upper Columbia Un...


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