Tribal Fishing & Co-Management

Tribal Contacts

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Acting as a central coordinating body, the commission provides a forum for member tribes to jointly address natural resource management issues and enables tribes to speak with a unified voice on issues of mutual concern.

Governor's Office of Indian Affairs
The Governor's Office of Indian Affairs, recognizing the importance of sovereignty, affirms the government-to-government relationship and principles identified in the Centennial Accord to promote and enhance tribal self-sufficiency and serves to assist the state in developing policies consistent with those principles.

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission's mission is to ensure a unified voice in the overall management of the fishery resources, and as managers, to protect reserved treaty rights through the exercise of the inherent sovereign powers of the tribes.

Upper Columbia United Tribes
To unite Upper Columbia River Tribes for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of treaty/executive order rights, sovereignty, culture, fish, water, wildlife and habitat and other interests and issues of common concern in our respective territories through a structured process of cooperation and coordination for the benefit of all people.