In the headlines

Treaty Rights

10.14.19 – Yakama, Lummi tribal leaders call for removal of three lower Columbia River dams – The Seattle Times

10.14.19 – Lummi Nation stands with Yakama Nation in call for removal of dams – Indian Country Today

Salish Sea Campaign

10.2.19 – Indigenous led event draws crowds on land and water – Indian Country Today

8.30.19 – Could Rights of Nature Laws Help Save Endangered Orcas? – Yes magazine

8.6.19 – Salmon hatcheries buy us time while we work to restore the Salish Sea – Op Ed by Lawrence Solomon, Secretary of Lummi Nation, for the Seattle Times

8.6.19 – Where are the salmon and the orcas? – Seattle Times

6.31.19 – Seven ways tribes are repairing the Salish Sea and Washington waterways – Indian Country Today

6.17.19 –  Lummi Tribe’s efforts to save orcas include ending Navy tests – Navy Times

5.17.18 – State Honors Lummi Nation for its emergency response to escaped Atlantic salmon – The Seattle Times

Sk’aliCh’elh (Southern Resident Killer Whales)

9.17.19 – Coast Salish communities race to save southern resident orcas – Canada’s National Observer

9.1.19 – Saying they’re family, Lummi Nation gives these endangered orcas a new, ancestral name – The Bellingham Herald

8.28.19 –Southern Resident Killer Whales given Lummi name in traditional ceremony – Indian Country Today

8.27.19 – Lummi Nation mourns lost southern resident orcas, renames those remaining – KNKX/NPR

8.22.19 – Meeting with the Lummi Nation for Southern Orcas – One Voice (France)

7.18.19 – Killer collapse: the southern resident orcas of BC are struggling, here’s why there’s a cross-border fight to save them – CBC News

7.12.19 – The Lummi Nation has a simple idea to save orcas – Bitterroot Magazine

5.22.19 – Lummi Nation wants to feed struggling orcas – Q-13

5.02.19 – Feeding our orca ancestors – Anchor FM

Trans Mountain Pipeline

6.26.19 – Thin Green Line – Cascadia Weekly

6.19.19 – Washington Tribes and Inslee alarmed by Canadian pipeline approval – KUOW

6.18.19 – Canada re-approves contentious Pacific coast oil pipeline – Q13 Fox News

2.22.19 –Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets green light from Canadian Energy Board (Lisa Wilson of Lummi Nation quoted) – Seattle Times

2.22.19 – Trans Mountain pipeline all but approved despite Indigenous opposition (Raynell Morris of Lummi Nation quoted) – KUOW

12.05.18 – The warning of the blackfish – Cascadia Weekly

11.28.18 –‘Our way of life in its last hour,’ Tsawout First Nation tells pipeline hearings – Times Colonist, mentions US tribes testimony at end of article
Sk’aliCh’elh-tenaut (Tokitae/Lolita)
5.28.18 – CBC Vancouver affiliate (at 8min 30sec, same story) –
5.27.18 – CBC National – At 8min 5secs –
5.25.18 – The best things to do in Miami this weekend – Miami News Times
5.24.18 – Orca Tokitae’s Totem Pole Journey – Earth Island Journal
5.11.18 – Tokitae’s return is part of larger vision to protect and restore the Salish Sea – op-ed by Lummi Nation Chairman Jay Julius for The Bellingham Herald
5.04.18 – A journey of love and justice – Animal Voices