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Just down the road from Kamp Klamath you'll find access to both the river and the ocean.  It is here that the local Yurok tribe have one of their ceremonial grounds.


This is a dance pit.
"Brush Dance" is a ceremony held to heal a sick child or to pray for a long, healthy life for the child.  Entire families and villages come together.   The dance begins on a Wednesday and continue...
A group of boys from the Yurok tribe got a lesson in how to prepare a traditional tribal salmon dinner while they were staying at Kamp Klamath for the weekend.   (Yurok is pronounced "YOOR-ock." That means "downriver" in the Karok language.)  We were lucky to be invited to see what they were doing and spread the word about the work they are doing with at risk kids.  

Sammy explains to the boys abou...