We would like to the make the general public, including tribal members, aware that picking up of artifacts on State, Federal and Private land is illegal. And in some cases with private property, it can be considered theft of private property and is subject to legal action. We caution our people in taking artifacts from non-tribal people without knowing how they were acquired. Artifacts found on private property are owned by the private property owners.
All acquisition of artifacts should be directed to the Klamath Tribes Culture and Heritage Department for disposition.
If you have any questions, please contact the Culture and Heritage Department at (541) 783-2219 x140.