Klamath River Inter-Tribal Fish and Water Commission Tribal Summit

Klamath Tribes, Hoopa Valley Tribe, Karuk Tribe, and Yurok Tribe

April 20, 2016, Redding, California

Front Row Left to Right sitting: Thomas O’Rourke- Yurok Tribal Chairman, Don Gentry- Klamath Tribal Chairman, Dave Gensaw Sr.- Yurok Vice-Chairman, Vivian Kimbol- Klamath Tribal Vice-Chair, Leaf Hillman- Karuk Director of Natural Resources, Maybeline Peterson- Hoopa Fiscal Analysis, Danny Jordan- Hoopa Self-Governance Director, Terri Rios- Hoopa Policy Analyst. Back Row Left to Right standing: Taylor R. Tupper- Klamath Tribal Council, Ryan Jackson- Hoopa Tribal Chairman, Mike Orcutt- Hoopa Fisheries Director, Chuck Kimbol- Klamath Tribal Council, Leilani Pole- Hoopa Tribal Council, Fatima Abbas- Yurok General Counsel, Josh Saxon- Karuk Tribal Council, Dave Hillmier- Yurok Fisheries Director, Larry Dunsmoor- Klamath Tribes Water Liaison, Craig Tucker- Karuk Natural Resource Policy Advocate, Jack Mattz- Yurok Tribal Council, Torina Case- Klamath Tribal Secretary, Terry Supahan- Meeting Facilitator, George Kautsky- Hoopa Fish Biologist, Normajean Cummings- KRITFWC Office Manager. Photo by: Rosemary Treetop- Klamath Tribal Council


The four Klamath River Tribes met in Redding, California on April 20, 2016 at the Win River Resort and facility.

*Special thank you to the Redding Rancheria for your beautiful facility and hospitality.


Members of the Klamath River Inter-Tribal Fish and Water Commission have been protecting tribal treaty rights since 1995. As natural resource and fisheries managers of the Klamath River Basin, they take an active role in Klamath River restoration efforts and provide a forum for those who are directly involved in Basin recovery efforts.  The meeting focused on common ground efforts, dam removal, FERC process, technical issues, and priorities for this body.


For more information contact: Commission President, Vivian Kimbol of the Klamath Tribes  541-783-2219 ext. 102