Sacred Sea: for a living Salish Sea

The Salish Sea Campaign was started when we worked as Lummi Nation’s  Sovereignty and Treaty Protection Office and continues through the Lhaq’temish-led 501c3 non-profit Sacred Lands Conservancy doing business as Sacred Sea. Our mission is to preserve, protect, and promote Lummi sovereignty, treaty rights, and Schelangen by defending and revitalizing Xw’ullemy (Salish Sea bioregion) waters and sacred sites.

Netse Mot for Sk'aliCh'elh-tenaut

Join us in the #SalishSeaDaughter challenge! Your tweets and social media posts might just help us convince Miami Seaquarium to work with us in a good way to bring our orca relation home!  Challenge ends on August 5. Prizes & Gratitude! Details at:


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Lhaq’temish Foundation is the fiscal sponsor for the Tokitae Fund. Other community partners and allies include Children of the Setting Sun Productions; Sierra Club,, Whale Sanctuary Project, RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, Orca Network, Wild Orca, Mosquito Fleet, Earth Ministry, Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, The Natural History Museum, Earth Law Center.


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Protect and Revitalize the Salish Sea

Your tax-deductible donations to the Tokitae Fund of Lummi Nation's Lhaqtemish Foundation directly supports the Salish Sea Campaign and the work to bring Sk'aliCh'elh-tenaut (Tokitae/Lolita) home. Hy’shqe!




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