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We're honored to be on traditional #Lummi lands in #BlaineWA for Netse Mot: One Mind for Xw'ullemy, an event to show that no border divides us, we are of one mind, when it come to protecting our shared home — the #SalishSea. Watch the livestream:…
“The #SalishSea flows as one sea. The salmon, our qwe’lhol’mechen #orcas, our kinship ties, our traditional cultures and languages, do not recognize the line between Canada and the United States. We are all connected and must work together.” Jay Julius, #Lummi Chairman
“Our work is to protect and heal. We protect by protesting projects like the #TransMountainPipeline and #RobertsBank in Canada...we heal by spiritually feeding qwe’lhol’mechen #orcas and working to make them whole..." Raynell Morris, #Lummi elder
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1/ I’m in an intensive 50 hour wilderness first aid course this week. When I got to class today and told some of my classmates about the federal government’s purchase of the #KinderMorgan #pipeline, most of them asked “wait, so they bought it so they can block it?”
2/ It seemed intuitive to all of them that given the government knows and promotes the fact that we need to be emitting less pollution, it would be in its interest to buy a project designed to do the opposite, and then cancel it.
When I explained that no, the government has...
3/ ...bought a project deemed too risky and uncertain for #KinderMorgan’s investors in order to guarantee it is forced through against the wishes of Nations that have never given consent and through communities that have not given permission, I could see their faces drop in...
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