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Whatcom County, Tribe Reach Deal on Lummi Island Ferry


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- 3423 days ago - bellinghamherald.com
Lummi Nation and Whatcom County officials have announced an apparent breakthrough on a new long-term lease for the Gooseberry Point ferry dock, which could end the threat of major disruption of ferry service to Lummi Island



   

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Past Member (0)
Monday February 8, 2010, 12:29 am
The Salish does not refer to a specific tribal nation. The Lummi, as well as most of the Coast Salish nations used the multiple salmon runs. Yes, they harvest shellfish too, but not exclusively....
cheap r4
 

Ellinor S (41)
Monday February 8, 2010, 7:51 am
interesting story
 

Debbie G (306)
Monday February 8, 2010, 7:56 am
Thanks Terry. I had to google Lummi Island to see where this is.
 

Bonnie Monroe (6)
Monday February 8, 2010, 4:57 pm
Thanks for sharing this!
 

John Bessa (305)
Monday February 8, 2010, 8:46 pm
I got a Lummi smoked salmon when I was touring the US in 2002. It lasted through the rest of the trip -- amazing fish! The Lummis really have their fishing act together, yet they are denigrated thought Washington state, including, I found, by the Latin American immigrants who I heard call the "scummy lummies."
 
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