Minding Nature Journal

FIGHT FOR FREE AND WILD SALMON RIVERS: Interview with CHIEF CALEEN SISK

Minding Nature Journal / SEP, 2018

Welcome to For the Wild podcast. I’m Ayana Young. Today we have the honor of speaking with Chief Caleen Sisk, spiritual leader and tribal chief of the Winnemem Wintu, who practice their traditional culture and ceremonies in their territory along the McCloud River in Northern California. Since assuming leadership responsibilities in 2000, Caleen has focused on maintaining the cultural and religious traditions of the tribe. She advocates for California salmon restoration, healthy, undammed watersheds, and the human right to water…

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