Times features tribal reliance on natural resources

The Seattle Times published a story focusing on the Skokomish Tribe and how the health of Hood Canal is affecting the tribe’s way of life…

HOOD CANAL — It’s a small harvest, but a prized one: fewer than a dozen or so Dungeness crabs, hoisted fresh from the steel-gray water onto the deck of the Grey Whisper.

Into the cooler they go, scrabbling with futility against its slick sides, destined for people who count on Skokomish tribal fisherman Tim LeClair to keep this traditional food on their tables.