For Karuk language teacher and mental health clinic intern Maymi Preston-Donahue, living in the Klamath Basin is an integral part of her and her family’s indigenous identity. Watch this brief video to hear from Maymi as she explains the unbreakable religious, cultural and environmental connection her family holds to this sacred land.

The Klamath Storytelling Project video series will be available on the Reconnect Klamath website as well as on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. For more information on how you can share your Klamath Basin story, send an email to