Tell the Truth: The Collected Columns of Billy Frank Jr.

Tell the Truth The Collected Columns of Billy Frank Jr For years as Chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Billy Frank Jr wrote a column called Being Frank From September to May these columns ran in NWIFC publications and newsp

  • Title: Tell the Truth: The Collected Columns of Billy Frank Jr.
  • Author: Billy Frank Jr Kari Neumeyer Debbie Preston
  • ISBN: 9781519398741
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Paperback
  • For years, as Chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Billy Frank Jr wrote a column called Being Frank From September 1986 to May 2014, these columns ran in NWIFC publications and newspapers across the Pacific Northwest His words document the challenges that tribes faced as they exercised their treaty rights, fought to responsibly manage fisheries, and raFor years, as Chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Billy Frank Jr wrote a column called Being Frank From September 1986 to May 2014, these columns ran in NWIFC publications and newspapers across the Pacific Northwest His words document the challenges that tribes faced as they exercised their treaty rights, fought to responsibly manage fisheries, and raised their voices against the loss of salmon habitat The political players and news headlines changed over the years, but Billy s message remained the same We must recover wild salmon populations to levels that can sustain harvest We are losing habitat faster than it can be restored, and hatchery programs are essential to make up for the lost and damaged habitat All proceeds from the sale of Tell the Truth go to the Billy Frank Jr Salmon Forever Fund, managed by Salmon Defense.

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