Tribal Transformation: Quechan Help Bring Lower Colorado River Habitat Back to Life

Indian Country Today

The Colorado River, once home to riverboats and a source of liquid sustenance to many, has been referred to as America’s Nile, the most important river in the Southwest. Until recently a section of the lower Colorado with the city of Yuma on one side and the Quechan Indian tribe on the other was a no- man’s land. It would still be that way if not for the cooperative efforts of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area...

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Allen, Lee. "Tribal Transformation: Quechan Help Bring Lower Colorado River Habitat Back to Life." Indian Country Today. May 16, 2014. Article. (, accessed June 3, 2024)

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