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The Original Salmon Stewards Fact Sheet

March 06, 2023

This is the story of the Winnemem Wintu people and their relationship with winter-run Chinook salmon, which they call the Nur.

In the summer of 2022 the Tribe joined federal and state agencies to bring winter-run Chinook salmon salmon eggs back to the McCloud River, an important step toward restoring California salmon and the culture that has long surrounded them.

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 03/06/2023