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VIDEO: Lummi Nation, Tokitae supporters honor orca

Hundreds gathered at San Juan Island

W'tot Lhem, Jay Julius, places a hand on a colorful totem while welcoming the crowd.
W'tot Lhem, Jay Julius, places a hand on a totem while welcoming the crowd. The totem, carved by the Lummi Nation's House of Tears Carvers, was initially going to be installed at Jackson Beach to help raise awareness of Tokitae and climate change, but instead was installed Sunday, Aug. 27 to honor the orca's life and grieve her death. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Hailey Hoffman Visual Journalist
Hundreds gathered to honor Tokitae — the Southern Resident orca who died Aug. 18 in captivity at t

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