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Tribes protest Klamath water cut-off
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2002

Members of the Klamath and Hoopa Valley tribes of northern California held a protest on Friday against water policies of the Bush administration.

The Clinton administration in late 2000 promised to restore long-denied water to the tribes. But after non-Indian farmers upstream complained when their water was cut off, Bush Interior Secretary Gale Norton reversed course.

She changed her mind again when nearly 30,000 fish died over the past few weeks. But the temporary water release ended on Friday.

Get the Story:
Klamath policy draws protesters (AP 10/12)
As loss sets in, Klamath people speak out (The Eureka Times-Standard 10/12)

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