Information about the proposed Shasta Dam raise

26 08, 2015

Drought Relief Bill Threatens to Drown Sacred Sites of a Northern California Tribe


"Shasta Dam displaced the tribe and drowned 90 percent of the Winnemem sacred and ceremonial grounds that now lie underwater in Shasta Lake, the largest artificial reservoir in California...Now the tribe is bracing itself for a long and arduous battle against some of the most powerful and wealthy interests in the state."