Mount Hood

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Photo courtesy of U.S. Forest Service

Location: Oregon, USA

Who Considers it Sacred? Native Americans (Columbia River tribes)

Significance: Vision questing and religious site for the Columbia River tribes.

The Threat: Commercial development

Preservation Status: According to the Native American Rights Fund of Boulder, Colorado, the U.S. Forest Service planned a large timber sale near Spirit Falls.

For More Information: Site Saver Newsletter Volume II, Number 1, Fall 1992

Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Transportation/Oregon’s Mount Hood Territory

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