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Washington v. Washington State Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel Ass'n

Citation: 9 ELR 20517
No. Nos. 77-983 et al., 443 U.S. 658/(U.S., 04/24/1979) Vacated

On review of several consolidated cases, the Supreme Court rules that pursuant to treaties entered into between Pacific Northwest Indian tribes and the United States in the 1850s, tribal fishers in the region are entitled to take roughly one-half of the annual fish harvests....

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