Search
Close this search box.
Welcome to our new website. Share your feedback with us.

VIDEO: Lummi Nation, Tokitae supporters honor orca

Hundreds gathered at San Juan Island

W'tot Lhem
W'tot Lhem
By Hailey Hoffman Visual Journalist

Hundreds gathered to honor Tokitae — the Southern Resident orca who died Aug. 18 in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium — on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Jackson Beach on San Juan Island. Over the last few months, the Lummi Nation has worked to return the whale to the Salish Sea. At the gathering, members of the tribe mourned her passing and celebrated her life with songs, speeches and tears.

Latest stories

Agency states that device allows cartels to create fakes that look like prescription medication
Feb. 27, 2024 11:58 a.m.
Both cite personal, health reasons as board begins to weigh budget cuts
Feb. 26, 2024 10:00 p.m.
City raises expectations on landlords by adopting new ordinance
Feb. 26, 2024 8:27 p.m.

Have a news tip?

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

e-Edition

Sign up for our free email newsletters