Sacred Sea: for a living Salish Sea

Since time immemorial, Lhaqtemish (the Lummi people) have lived in balance with Xwullemy (the Salish Sea bioregion). We have worked to protect this place, our sovereignty, treaty rights, sacred ground, heritage economies and traditional lifeways.  Our Salish Sea Campaign is focused on the health of salmon, qwe ‘lhol mechen (orca), and the waters. The Salish Sea is our sacred sea, and it is our Xa Xalh Xechnging (sacred obligation) to help heal and revitalize it.

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Come by land or by water to a gathering to protect Xwu’llemy (the Salish Sea) on September 27, 2019 at Blaine’s Public Fishing Pier and adjoining waters. Bring red, wear red.  Details here.

Tax-deductible donations to the Tokitae Fund directly help our efforts to bring Sk’aliCh’elh-tenaut (Tokitae) home. Hy’shqe!

Please consider attending one of our events, and subscribe to our email list (button at the bottom of this page) to keep updated. Our Facebook Page regularly posts news about Sk’aliCh’elh-tenaut, qwe’lhol’mechen, salmon and the Salish Sea.

Organizations involved in direct action against the Trans Mountain Pipeline: Protect the Inlet, Coast Protectors,,,  Sierra Club BC, Greenpeace Canada.

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Protect and Revitalize the Salish Sea

Your tax-deductible donations will directly fund the Salish Sea Campaign of Lummi Nation's Sovereignty and Treaty Protection Office. We are working to repatriate Tokitae, advocate for our qwe 'lhol mechen, replenish salmon runs, and defend the sanctity of the Salish Sea. Your love will help spread our message. Hy’shqe!




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