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Swinomish Tribe of Washington state revives ancient clam garden tradition

Editor’s note: Due to a scheduling change, this segment did not air on Nov. 14, 2022, as planned.

A clam garden is a traditional, Indigenous way of boosting shellfish production. It’s believed that it hasn’t been practiced in more than a century.

KUOW’s John Ryan witnessed the Swinomish Tribe bring it back to life in Washington state.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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