The Klamath River is now a person with full legal rights under Yurok Tribal Law. Amy Cordalis, General Counsel for the Yurok Tribe, joins the green gang to talk about what this means for the river and why giving recognizing “personhood” for the river is both a big and little leap under the law.
(As Mitt Romney sez: “Corporations are people too, my friend.”)
- H.R.1312 - Yurok Lands Act of 2019.
Klamath River now has the legal rights of a person,” High
Tribe honored by UN,” The Triplicate.
Gives Personhood To Klamath River,” NPR.