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Decommissioning and removalTribal ResourcesVideosPublished   10/30/2022

The First Descent of the Klamath River

As the largest dam removal in history begins, a group of indigenous youth learn to whitewater kayak in hopes of becoming the first people to paddle the restored river from source-to-sea. As the young paddlers reconnect sections of the Klamath River that have not flowed freely for more than a century, they use kayaking to galvanize a movement while reconciling a stolen history and building a future of hope and healing.

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Decommissioning and removal › Reports   1/1/2008

Dam Removal and Historic Preservation: Reconciling Dual Objectives