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Oregon Law Review

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Or. L. Rev.


The Klamath River, draining some 12,000 square miles in southern Oregon and northern California, was once the third largest salmon stream on the West Coast, the life force of Native Americans. The river runs 263 miles from headwaters in Oregon and flows through the Cascades to the Pacific Ocean south of Crescent City, California. The river is unusual in that its origin is near the arid deserts of eastern Oregon and proceeds to run through temperate rainforests of California through a considerable amount of federal and Tribal lands.

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Co-author Dara Illowsky is a student at Lewis & Clark Law School.


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