Standing Up for the Future

On Monday, May 9, 2016, Lummi Nation–former owners of the San Juan Islands–achieved a victory in the ongoing war between corporate greed and Constitutionally-guaranteed tribal treaty rights. Ralph Schwartz reports on the triumph of Lummi Nation over SSA Marine and Pacific International Terminals–the Seattle-based developer that has for six years relentlessly and ruthlessly tried to undermine treaty rights and laws that protect the environment and endangered species like Chinook salmon and Orca whales.

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