November 8, 2018 Dena Jensen
[Correction, November 10, 2018: There is a corrected sentence in the second to the last paragraph of this blog post with a footnote to describe the correction to the information that was made.]
It unfortunately became true that my heart actually could be heavier than from hearing the news that it’s very likely we will be stuck with Senator Doug Ericksen again for awhile longer (until he predictably does something that will be worthy of a successful recall.) Continue reading
August 11, 2018 Corky Nouveau
The primaries were more intense than any I can remember, but my involvement doesn’t go back very far, just to 2014, when I volunteered for that quixotic carpetbagger Seth Fleetwood. No doubt the Repubs have measured Pinky’s proximity to the 42nd line down to the inch. Kudos for Tim Ballew II’s rapid endorsement of his running partner. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Mar. 28, 2018 Elect Tim Ballew II
Ferndale, Wash.– Tim Ballew II, at-large member of the Whatcom County Council and former chairman of the Lummi Nation, today announced his candidacy for the Washington State Senate in the 42nd legislative district. Continue reading
Lummi Nation wants to improve transportation just south of Ferndale, but the City of Ferndale is having no part of it. Continue reading
The long, long coal train has come to a halt.
Years ago, Lummi Nation declared Kwel Hoy’!, “We Draw the Line,” and vowed the coal trains would not unload at their fishing grounds and sacred burial site, Xwe’chieXen. They called upon the federal government to honor its treaty to protect those heritage assets. […] Continue reading
PUZZLE PIECES: Late last week, the sponsor for the Gateway Pacific Terminal project announced they would suspend the environmental review process as they await the separate determination by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of whether the GPT project materially interferes with the tribal treaty fishing rights of Lummi Nation. […] Continue reading
February 29, 2016 Dena Jensen
First of all, why are they using all caps for the name, Lummi?
Second of all, to answer their question: The leaders of the Northwest Jobs Alliance have been speaking for the Lummi.
Don’t you think? Continue reading
When reading a propaganda piece such as the November 17, 2015 “News Alert” shown in the photo from SSA Marine/Pacific International Terminals/Gateway Pacific Terminal, it’s important to remember that the Lummi Nation is continuing to proceed through the proper channels to address their Nation’s treaty rights; government to government with the U.S. federal government, in this case being the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Continue reading