Oldest Yurok elder dies at age of 103

Triplicate Staff

Ada Charles, described by her family as the oldest of the Yurok tribal elders, died Thursday at the age of 103.

A basket-weaver and fluent speaker of the Yurok language, she lived almost all of her long life in Del Norte, growing up in Klamath when it was a booming river town.

Read an article written about her on her 100th birthday, "Where are my people?" by going to triplicate.com and clicking on "Ada Charles."

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