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For thousands of years the men and women of the Klamath Tribe were a part of this great round earth.

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They lived among the rivers and marshes in brush wickiups in the summer and earth sheltered lodges in the winter.

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They fished for suckers, salmon and trout and picked huckleberries and gathered seeds and roots.


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They hunted for deer and smaller game, and harvested the seeds of wokas, the yellow pond lily of the marshes.

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  And they were one with the earth that sheltered and fed them. They left their sign upon the earth, but it was a gentle sign, the oval hole where the winter lodge once stood,or a broken lance point, or a pile of rocks from a vision quest.

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