Klamath salmon festival

August 18, 2008 11:00 pm
Hundreds turned out on Sunday for the annual Klamath Salmon Festival. Officially, this is the 46th year of the salmon celebration, yet many of the festival's events have been part of the Yurok Tribe's culture for much longer.The festival kicked off with a veterans breakfast, followed by the yearly parade down Klamath Boulevard. Other highlights included a Brush Dance demonstration, a traditionally cooked salmon dinner, the Princess and Warrior contests, a horseshoe tournament and the stick game competition.Jamye Lynn Norris poses for Julia Sanderson, 5, shortly after Jamye was named the Klamath Salmon Festival Queen on Sunday. Jamye, whose 18th birthday is today, is the daughter of Gail Norris of Crescent City. To see more festival photos, check out triplicate.mycapture.com. (The Daily Triplicate/Rick Postal).
Hundreds turned out on Sunday for the annual Klamath Salmon Festival. Officially, this is the 46th year of the salmon celebration, yet many of the festival's events have been part of the Yurok Tribe's culture for much longer.The festival kicked off with a veterans breakfast, followed by the yearly parade down Klamath Boulevard. Other highlights included a Brush Dance demonstration, a traditionally cooked salmon dinner, the Princess and Warrior contests, a horseshoe tournament and the stick game competition.Jamye Lynn Norris poses for Julia Sanderson, 5, shortly after Jamye was named the Klamath Salmon Festival Queen on Sunday. Jamye, whose 18th birthday is today, is the daughter of Gail Norris of Crescent City. To see more festival photos, check out triplicate.mycapture.com. (The Daily Triplicate/Rick Postal).