Makah Whaling: Rights and Fights

Living on Earth

The native Makah tribe of Washington state has won the right to resume its traditional hunt of the gray whale. Living on Earth’s northwest bureau reporter Terry FitzPatrick tells Steve Curwood that controversy continues to surround the tribe, and some activists say they will try to disrupt their efforts in order to discourage a new trend toward renewed whale slaughter in the name of cultural identity.

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