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Gathering of the Eagles brings tribes, community to Lummi Nation

9-day gathering celebrates environment, culture

The Octopus Canoe is pulled to shore following the May 26 arrival of the Carvers Camp from Tacoma to the Stommish Grounds of Lummi Nation for the Gathering of the Eagles. Four canoes journeyed for nine days along the “ancestral highway” of the Coast Salish people.
The Octopus Canoe is pulled to shore following the May 26 arrival of the Carvers Camp from Tacoma to the Stommish Grounds of Lummi Nation for the Gathering of the Eagles. Four canoes journeyed for nine days along the “ancestral highway” of the Coast Salish people. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
More than a dozen bald eagles were spotted this week as Indigenous canoeists paddled from Orcas Isla

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