Indian Treaties are the new front in the battle against coal exports – The Ecologist


What it means to “Honor the Treaties”.

The 1865 Treaty of Point Elliot is clear… the Lummi Nation has the right to fish, hunt and gather in their accustomed places in perpetuity – and they can’t do that if a gigantic coal terminal is built in the Salish Sea’s most productive waters. First Nations’ treaty rights are now central to protecting the Pacific Northwest from destruction by fossil fuels. Jan Hasselman writes. (The Ecologist)

http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2950221/indian_treaties_are_the_new_front_in_the_battle_against_coal_exports.html

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