Federal, state and tribal laws protect these resources. In fact, stealing artifacts is a felony that could result in imprisonment.

Enforcement officers from the National Park Service and both tribes patrol the area by boat, vehicles and foot. They work closely together to provide maximum coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You can help the peoples of the area and officers by reporting possible violations. To do this, call either 911; the National Park Service at (509) 633-9441; Spokane Indian Tribal Park Rangers at (509) 258-7750; or the Colville Tribal Police at (800) 551-5800.