Lummi Totem Pole Journey honors earth, celebrates Cherry Point victory
by Jovelle Tamayo
About 300 people gathered to offer blessings and to call for environmental advocacy at the Seattle stop for the Lummi Nation Totem Pole Journey.
Aug 26, 2016
Video: #IdleNoMore protests coal trains
by Ansel Herz
In Canada, the birthplace of the “Idle No More” movement, six members of the Cree tribe are nearing the end of a 1000 mile trek to the nation’s capital to protest the enduring poverty of indigenous Canadians. For marchers closer to home, the protest route on Thursday was barely four miles long. But the cause […]
Mar 22, 2013
Is the Northwest a Coal Scrooge?
by Deric Gruen
When you go to sleep tonight, Seattle will be visited by three ghosts: the ghost of energy’s past, the ghost of energy’s present and the ghost of energy yet to come. The question is, will we wake up and shape our own destiny? Imagine a mountain of billowing, black coal taller than the Columbia tower […]
Dec 10, 2012