January 28, 2022

California Redwood Forest Returned To Tribal Group And Renamed “Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ” (Fish Run Place)

Author: Priya Shukla

Earlier this week, the Save the Redwoods League returned a 523-acre parcel of redwood forest to the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council.
The forested area will also be renamed Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ (’pronounced tsih-ih-LEY-duhn’) which means “Fish Run Place” in the Sinkyone language. Located in northern California along the iconic Lost Coast, the area houses several endangered species, such as steelhead trout, coho salmon, spotted owl, and yellow-legged frog. It also includes 200 acres of old-growth...