Search
Close this search box.
Get 24 hours of unlimited digital access for just $1.

Tokitae’s ashes to return to Lummi Nation after necropsy

Tribal members will drum in Georgia after cremation

Laurie Rudock lays flowers at a makeshift memorial on top of bouquets of flowers.
Laurie Rudock lays flowers at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Aug. 20 after the recent death of captive orca Tokitae at the Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne, Fla. The orca, held captive for more than a half-century, died Friday, Aug. 18. (Photo by Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
Tokitae’s ashes will be transported back to the Lummi Nation, despite wishes from tribal leade
Cascadia Daily News
  • Save money
  • Support local businesses
  • Unlock exclusive Cascadia Daily News subscription discounts, like 50% off an annual subscription!

Become a Cascadia One Pass member!

Browse our subscription offers or consider donating to support local journalism.


Already a subscriber?

Log in

Latest stories

Between 2017–20, Intalco failed multiple inspections relating to air pollution control system
July 23, 2024 5:32 p.m.
Nonprofits, government agencies invited to apply for van grants
July 23, 2024 2:03 p.m.
A 50-year-old man broke his leg while hiking on the Chain Lake Loops
July 23, 2024 10:33 a.m.

Have a news tip?

Email newstips@cascadiadaily.com or Call/Text 360-922-3092

Sign up for our free email newsletters