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D.C. bill would honor 17th-century treaty by letting Native Americans fish for free

Julie Tayac Yates squinted at the sunlight dancing in the Anacostia River. Growing up,Thanksgiving preparations would start here, she said, along its banks. This was where her father, Chief Turkey Tayac of the Piscataway Indian Nation, taught Yates and her five siblings how to skin eels, find worms in low marshes and use catfish bones as fishing hooks.


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