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Swinomish Community creates clam garden on reclaimed lands

'Once the tide is out, our table is set'

Caroline Ammons of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community tills the bed of the Swinomish Clam Garden as many more behind her do the same.
Caroline Ammons of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community tills the bed of the Swinomish Clam Garden June 5 during the Salish Summit at Kukutali Preserve. The gathering hosted communities of the Cross-Pacific Indigenous Aquaculture Collaborative Network and held a work party to expand the clam garden. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
KUKUTALI PRESERVE — More than 20,000 pounds of rocks passed from gloved hand to gloved hand in an
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