The Billy Frank Jr. Day Curriculum

Billy Frank Jr. played an instrumental role in the Fish Wars of the 1960s and 1970s, culminating in the landmark Boldt decision that affirmed tribal fishing rights.

To celebrate Billy’s life, many have dedicated his birthday, March 9th, as Billy Frank Jr. Day.

A curriculum is in development for aiding teacher’s in educating others about the life and accomplishments of Billy Frank Jr. and how he fought for the salmon and the rights of treaty tribes. Use the form below to access the collection of curriculum files, which includes lesson plans, videos and presentations.

  • You will be emailed links to the curriculum files.

Contact Salmon Defense for more information.