Grant Hindsley

Jeremiah Julius, Chairman of the Lummi Indian Business Council, poses for a portrait on the Puget Sound while looking for Orcas.

(2019) Puget Sound's native Orca whale population, known by the Lummi as qwe 'lhol mechen, are dwindling. The Lummi recognize the animals as family and an integral part of their ecosystem. I tagged along with Levi Pulkkinen to see what how and what the Lummi are doing to alleviate the heartbreak.


Article here.

The Lummi tribal leader Al Johnnie poses for a portrait while on a boat in Puget Sound.
Lummi Nation hereditary chief, Bill James.
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