Describing the Klamath Basin as life itself, Karuk language and cultural practitioner Phil Albers, who is also a teacher, offers his unique insights on which word best describes the special place we call home. Watch this short video to hear Phil’s full explanation.

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