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Lummi Nation reclaims land where ancestors were dug up and removed
Lummi Nation reclaims land where ancestors were dug up and removed (June 30, 2017)

The Lummi Nation officially accepted title to an ancestral burial ground in Washington.


Tim Ballew: Tribal sovereignty finally gets the attention it deserves
Tim Ballew: Tribal sovereignty finally gets the attention it deserves (October 3, 2016)

'Standing together in support of the treaties is an important way for everyone, tribal members and allies, to protect the resources we all value.'


Tribes welcome decision against coal export terminal in Washington
Tribes welcome decision against coal export terminal in Washington (May 10, 2016)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined that going forward with the Gateway Pacific Terminal would essentially abrogate tribal treaty rights.


Lummi Nation and Crow Tribe at odds over provision in energy bill
Lummi Nation and Crow Tribe at odds over provision in energy bill (December 4, 2015)

Republicans waded into a dispute that has pitted the Lummis and other Pacific Northwest treaty tribes against the Crows and their Congressional delegation.


Tim Ballew: Congress threatens Lummi Nation's treaty rights
Tim Ballew: Congress threatens Lummi Nation's treaty rights (October 21, 2015)

The Lummi Nation has faced an uphill battle in our efforts to protect our fishing area at Xwe'chi'cXen, Cherry Point, from a coal terminal.


Tim Ballew: Northwest Indian College builds on tribal traditions
Tim Ballew: Northwest Indian College builds on tribal traditions (March 4, 2015)

The four-year college provides a high-quality post-secondary education for 1,064 students at our main campus on the Lummi reservation.


Tim Ballew: Coal terminal destroys Lummi Nation's way of life
Tim Ballew: Coal terminal destroys Lummi Nation's way of life (January 8, 2015)

Salmon is our most important currency; it’s the lifeblood of our people and always has been.


Tim Ballew: Lummi Nation protects our land for the future
Tim Ballew: Lummi Nation protects our land for the future (November 10, 2014)

The chairman of the Lummi Nation shares word of the award-winning Wetland and Habitat Mitigation Bank.


Washington Tribes: Pipeline project threatens Native way of life
Washington Tribes: Pipeline project threatens Native way of life (February 17, 2014)

Leaders of four Washington oppose energy pipeline that would run from British Columbia to the Salish Sea.