Pyramid Lake

Pathways to Adaptation for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe has deep cultural, physical, and spiritual connections to Pyramid Lake, a terminal desert lake fed by the Truckee River in Nevada. The Paiute once called themselves the “Kooyooee Tukadu” or “Cui-ui Eaters,” after the now-endangered Cui-ui fish endemic to the lake, and rely on revenue from Lahontan cutthroat trout fisheries for their livelihoods.

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