SPOTLIGHT ON ABORIGINAL RIGHTS
The Makah have an explicit treaty right to hunt whales
- the only Indian Nation in the U.S. with such a treaty right.
"The right of taking fish and of whaling
or sealing at usual and accustomed grounds and stations
is further secured to said Indians. . ."
Treaty of Neah Bay, 1855
The Makah Whale Hunt
Protecting Mother Earth
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