Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws

ORS 496.201
Department to furnish salmon for ceremonies

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(1)

The State of Oregon shall, through the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, provide surplus salmon:

(a)

To the Confederated Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indian tribes for their historical, traditional and cultural salmon ceremonies that take place each year.

(b)

To the Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Indians for their historical, traditional and cultural salmon ceremonies that take place each year.

(c)

To the Coquille Tribe for their historical, traditional and cultural salmon ceremonies that take place each year.

(d)

To the Burns Paiute Tribe for their historical, traditional and cultural salmon ceremonies that take place each year.

(2)

The salmon provided by the state shall meet the expressed needs of the Confederated Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw tribes, up to 1,000 pounds total, the Coquille Tribe, up to 1,000 pounds total, the Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Indians, up to 1,000 pounds total, and the Burns Paiute Tribe, up to 500 pounds total.

(3)

The salmon provided by the state may be either surplus whole fish or carcasses.

(4)

Salmon may be taken from hatcheries under either the complete or joint control of the state. [1981 c.575 §2; 1987 c.99 §1; 1993 c.460 §1; 1995 c.137 §1; 2001 c.611 §2; 2001 c.651 §1]
Chapter 496

Notes of Decisions

Fish and Wildlife Commission has statutory authority to provide by rule for is suance of special ceremonial hunting permits for specific tribes that are not otherwise allowed under hunting and fishing agreement between federal and state governments and that tribe. Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon v. Department of Fish and Wildlife, 244 Or App 535, 260 P3d 705 (2011)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Commission authority to restrict use of boat ramp it locates on state land, (1971) Vol 35, p 900


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