Correction: Tribal Whaling story

Sep 24, 2021, 3:14 AM | Updated: Sep 27, 2021, 8:57 am
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Makah Tribe Vice Chairman Patrick DePoe poses for a photo...

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Makah Tribe Vice Chairman Patrick DePoe poses for a photo before a federal hearing to help determine whether his small American Indian tribe from Washington state can once again hunt whales in Seattle. Nearly two years after the hearing, an administrative law judge on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, recommended that the Makah be allowed to resume whaling along the coast as their ancestors did. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

              FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Makah Tribe Vice Chairman Patrick DePoe poses for a photo before a federal hearing to help determine whether his small American Indian tribe from Washington state can once again hunt whales in Seattle. Nearly two years after the hearing, an administrative law judge on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, recommended that the Makah be allowed to resume whaling along the coast as their ancestors did. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
            
              FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Makah Tribe Vice Chairman Patrick DePoe poses for a photo before a federal hearing to help determine whether his small American Indian tribe from Washington state can once again hunt whales in Seattle. Nearly two years after the hearing, an administrative law judge on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, recommended that the Makah be allowed to resume whaling along the coast as their ancestors did. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
            
              CORRECTS DATE OF RULING - FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Federal Administrative Law Judge George Jordan steps past a display before a hearing in Seattle, to help determine whether a small American Indian tribe can once again hunt whales. The Makah Tribe, from the northwest corner of Washington state, conducted its last legal hunt in 1999. On Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, Jordan recommended that the Makah be allowed to resume whaling along the coast of Washington state, as their ancestors did. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
            
              CORRECTS DATE OF RULING - FILE - In this May 17, 1999, file photo, two Makah Indian whalers stand atop the carcass of a dead gray whale moments after helping tow it close to shore in the harbor at Neah Bay, Wash. An administrative law judge on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, recommended that the Makah be allowed to resume whaling along the coast of Washington state, as their ancestors did. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

SEATTLE (AP) — In an early version of a story published September 24, 2021, about a judge’s recommendation that a Native American tribe in Washington state once again be allowed to hunt gray whales, The Associated Press erroneously reported that an animal welfare organization didn’t respond to an email for comment. The AP inadvertently did not email The Animal Welfare Institute before that version was published.

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Correction: Tribal Whaling story