Obstruction of council members’s abiltiy to carry out their obligations to the public / Letter to the Whatcom County Council, Dena Jensen

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July 22, 2016  Dena Jensen

Dear Whatcom County Council:

I have been involved for 5 years in working in opposition to projects at Cherry Point that do or will adversely affect the air, lands, waters, life forms, and/or cultural and spiritual resources located there or the treaty rights of affected tribes, which in turn have or will have an adverse effect on the rest of our region.  The only question has ever been, whether those adverse effects can be lightened to some degree acceptable to either the Lummi and Nooksack Nations or the majority of people in our community. Continue reading

Consider supporting changes by Council Member Weimer to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 Land Use / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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8 hrs  June 28, 2016  Wendy Harris

Please consider supporting the below changes [to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 Land Use] drafted by council member Carl Weimer through public comments and testimony. They are intended to protect the environment and Lummi cultural values at Cherry Point. Continue reading

Netwar at Cherry Point, White Power on the Salish Sea / The Wrong Kind of Green, Jay Taber

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April 5, 2016  Dena Jensen

In his report, “Netwar at Cherry Point, White Power on the Salish Sea,” Jay Taber, associate scholar of the Center for World Indigenous Studies and administrative director of the Public Good Project, presents a detailed and important accounting of three years of research on matters related to the Anti-Indian movement in Whatcom County, Washington.  Continue reading