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by Lawney Reyes


The Puyallup and Nisqually tribes fight for their fishing rights in the 1950s and 60s in this lively history.


Lawney Reyes gives a firsthand description of some of the characters and incidents surrounding the battle for Native American fishing rights in the 1950s and 1960s near Tacoma, Washington. Cameo appearances by Marlon Brando, Dick Gregory, and others make this account a must-read for anyone interested in not only Native American fishing rights but also Sixties-era civil disobedience.



The Last Fish War: Survival on the River

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