Bellingham to Seattle (Days 29-35) / Breaking Clean Tour, Nick Mullins

Resilience at the Crossroads of Racial and Climate Justice at the Daybreak Indian Cultural Center, Seattle, WA

Saturday, July 11, 2015  Nick Mullins

We are so often amazed at the way our journeys intersect with events and organizations. Finding that our initial schedule just happened to coincide with the Tongue River Railroad EIS hearings in Eastern Montana, the Miner’s Memorial Weekend in Cumberland, BC, the Sustainability Festival on Denman Island, and most recently, an event titled “Resilience at the Crossroads of Racial and Climate Justice” in Seattle, all seems to strain the concept of coincidence.

But it is no coincidence that much of our tour has intersected with First Nations of the Pacific Northwest who are working to protect the lands and waters for future generations. Thanks to the efforts of our friend Richard in Bellingham, we were able to meet with officials of the Lummi Nation and were honored to have Jay Julias, a Lummi Nation Tribal Official, speak at our presentation in Bellingham. […]