Rising seas force adaptation to climate change
Communities struggle with rising sea levels, shoreline erosion, well contamination.
Samish Nation protects ‘breathtaking’ kelp forests, nearshore habitat
Restoration work by the Samish Indian Nation is addressing the 36% decline in kelp forest acreage in the San Juan archipelago.
Lummi Nation prepares for Sk’aliCh’elh’tenaut’s return home
The remains of captive Southern Resident orca whale Sk’aliCh’elh’tenaut (Tokitae/Lolita) will be laid to rest in the waters where her orca pod still resides much of the year.
Tribal sovereignty education comes—slowly—to school curriculum
Public school districts are working with tribes to develop a crucial new curriculum on tribal sovereignty and treaty rights.