Janet McCloud



Age: 69


Summary: American Indian activist and Tulalip Indian member who helped launched the American Indian movement of the 1960's and 1970's by organizing a series of physical confrontations with state and federal authorities on banks of the Nisqually River that were dubbed 'fish-ins' that resulted in the eventual reaffirmation of Indian treaty rights in the region.



Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes


Born: March 30, 1934


Died: November 25, 2003


Location: Yelm, Washington