The latest on the Lummi Nation’s fight to free Lolita (Tokitae), ceremonial feedings of the southern resident orcas, rights, responsibilities and reunification from Kurt Russo of the Lummi Nation Sovereignty and Treaty Protection Office. Stories of inspiring actions to save the orcas for Orca Action Month.
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00:30 – The fight to save Scarlet (J50)
02:05 – Meet Kurt Russo
04:05 – Ceremonial feeding of the Southern Residents
10:20 – On Inherent Rights
11:45 – The experience and frustrations of collaborating with other governments
13:13 – The spiritual ramifications of the ceremonial feedings
15:18 – Comparison of the Orca’s struggles with the Lummi struggles
16:30 – On the Lummis and their relationship with orcas, and why their worlds are intertwined
18:12 – Lummis and the fight to save Lolita (Tokitae) from the Miami Seaquarium
23:44 – On whale reunification
25:30 – Whales sharing knowledge
28:44 – On the Earth Law Center in New York and the nature of modern capitalism in regards to nature
32:26 – On orcas (and sharks!) and sentience
33:58 – What YOU can do to help the Lummi and the Salish Sea
- Lummi Nation fights for return of relative
Rembering Lolita, an orca taken nearly 49 years ago and still in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/endangered-southern-resident-orcas-seen-swimming-off-california-coast-1.4360793
Orca Nework: Lolita http://www.orcanetwork.org/Main/index.php?categories_file=Lolita
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