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TOTEM POLE JOURNEY 2016

Read here for news media coverage of the Totem Pole Journey.

August 2016, FreeThoughtsBlog.com (Online):  Lummi Totem Pole To Be at Sacred Stone Camp

August 2016, USA Today (Online):  Tribe Travels 4,800 Miles With 22-ft Totem Pole

August 2016, Whatcom Watch (online), Bellingham, WA:  From Xwe’chi’eXen to the Place Where The Two Rivers Meet. Part of promotion for the Oil and the Salish Sea: From Fantasy to Non-Fiction event.

August 2016, WRAL.com (Online):  Totem Pole Journey

August 2016, Pechanga.net (Online):  The 2016 Lummi Totem Journey begins (with link to Cascadia Weekly article)

August 10, 2016, the ECOReport (Online): 5,000 MILE TRIBAL JOURNEY OPPOSING FOSSIL FUEL EXPANSION

August 21, 2016, Yahoo News, (Online):  Native Americans’ totem pole journeys to oppose coal exports

August 23, 2016, Gazette.com (Online) Colorado Springs, CO:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest (slideshow)

August 23, 2016 Bellingham Herald (online), Bellingham, WA:  Lummi totem pole honors fight against oil, coal industries

August 23, 2016, Artesia News (Online), Artesia, NM:  Photo: In this Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 photo, Matthew…

August 23, 2016, News 1130, Vancouver, British Columbia:  Totem pole traveling long way to protest pipelines

August 23, 2016, Daily KOS (online):  Lummi Nation Prepares Totem Pole Journey to Continue Highlighting Fossil Fuel Risks

August 23, 2016, Huffington Post (Online):  Lummi Nation Prepares Totem Pole Journey to Continue Highlighting Fossil Fuel Risks

August 23, 2016, Sierra Club Compass (Online):  Lummi Nation Prepares Totem Pole Journey to Continue Highlighting Fossil Fuel Risks

August 23, 2016, MyInforms.com (Online):

August 24, 2016, Cascadia Weekly, Bellingham, WA:  Q’al The 2016 Lummi Totem Journey begins

August 23, 2016, KTAR News, Phoenix, AZ:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 24, 2016, The Daily News (tdn.com), Longview, WA:  Lummi Nation bringing anti-coal sentiments, totem pole through Longview Friday

August 25, 2016, NBC29.com (Online):  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, KCTV5 News, Kansas City, KS:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, 4kmov.com, St. Louis, MO:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, 2News, Reno, NV:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, The Journal, Portland, OR:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, The Durango Herald, Durango, CO:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, WCAX.com, Burlington, VT:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, Bonner County Daily Bee, Sandpoint, ID, 5,000-MILE TRIBAL JOURNEY TO STOP IN AREA

August 25, 2016, Fox34.com, Lubbock, TX:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, NTV (Nebraska TV), Kearney, NE:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, 9&10 News, Cadillac, MI:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas, NV:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, Fox 5 KVVU TV, Las Vegas, NV:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, CBS46.com (Online):  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, Magic 106.5, Lubbock, TX:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, WVVA.com, Bluefield, WV:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, WQOW.com, Eau Claire, WI:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, KULR-8 News, Billings, MT:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 25, 2016, Missoulan, Missoula, MT:  Native Americans’ totem pole journeys to oppose coal exports

August 26, 2016, SF Gate News, San Francisco, CA:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, The Seattle Globalist, Seattle, WA:  Lummi Totem Pole Journey honors earth, celebrates Cherry Point victory

August 26, 2016, Lee Herald, Naples, FL:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuel protest

August 26, 2016, Washington Post, Washington, DC:   Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, The Big Story (AP News – Online):  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, Indianz.com (Online):  Lummi Nation sends totem pole to #NoDAPL camp in North Dakota

August 26, 2016, Naples Herald, Naples, FL:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, KTVZ.com, Bend, OR:  TOTEM POLE JOURNEY

August 26, 2016, KLTZ/MIX-93 (Montana News), Glasgow, MT:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, WLOX, Biloxi, MS:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

 August 26, 2016, WA UU Voices for Justice (Online):  Totem Pole Journey Stops in Longview

August 26, 2016, 14 News, Evansville, IN;  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, 12 WSFA, Montgomery, AL:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OK:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, epb.Fiber Optics (Online):  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, U.S. News and World Report (Online):  Native American Tribe Hauls Totem Pole 4,800 Miles

August 26, 2016, Associated Press (AP – Online):  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, Holmes County Herald, Lexington, MS:  Tribe Trucks Totem Pole 4,800 Miles in Fossil Fuels Protest

August 26, 2016, abcNEWS, (Online):  Tribe Trucks Totem Pole 4,800 Miles in Fossil Fuels Protest

August 26, 2016, KNTU-FM 88.1, Denton, TX:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, 48WAFF, Huntsville, AL:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, The News Herald, Morganton, NC:   Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Seattle, WA:  Lummi Nation raises environmental awareness by bringing totem pole to Capitol Hill

August 26, 2016, Kafe 104.1 FM, Bellingham, WA:  Lummi Nation trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, DemocraticUnderground.com, Kensington, MD:  Lummi activists bringing totem pole to Standing Rock

August 26, 2016, Shoreline Media Group, Ludington, MI:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, Lanier County Advocate, Lakeland, GA:  Tribe Trucks Totem Pole 4,800 Miles in Fossil Fuels Protest

August 26, 2016, KATU2, Portland, OR:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, Seattle Weekly, Seattle, WA:  Armed With Recent Victories, The Lummi Totem Pole Journey Heads to North Dakota

August 26, 2016, LEX18.com (Online):  Lexington, KY:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, KIT News Talk, Yakima, WA:  Tribe Trucks Totem Pole 4,800 Miles in Fossil Fuels Protest

August 26, 2016, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada:  Tribe travels 4,800 miles with 22-ft totem pole

August 26, 2016, WTVM.com, Columbus, GA:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, Live5 News, Charleston, SC:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, The Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, IL:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, SRNNews.com (Online):  Tribe Travels 4,800 Miles With 22-ft Totem Pole

August 26, 2016, Hawaii News Now, Honolulu, HI:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, Weyburn Review, Weyburn, Saskatchewan Province, Canada:  Totem pole taken on journey in U.S. and Canada in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, Castanet, Kelowna, BC Canada:  Totem’s Journey of Protest

August 26, 2015, KGMI-FM790 (Online):  Lummi Nation trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 26, 2016, MetroCast, (Eastern seaboard):  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August, 26, 2016, The Derrick.com, Oil City, PA:  ribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 27, 2016, Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA:  Lummi totem journey is latest environmental protest by Native Americans

August 27, 2016, The Hindu, Portland, OR:  A totem pole’s journey across 7,700 km

August 28, 2016, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR:  Northwest’s Lummi tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 29, 2016, KPAX.com, Missoula, MT:  House of Tears Carvers bring totem pole to Missoula

August 29, 2016, KPLU, Seattle, WA:   Opponents Of Fossil Fuel Exports Rally Around Lummi Totem Pole Journey

August 29, 2016, Broken Teepee, Superior, MT:  MISSOULA STOP OF THE 2016 TOTEM POLE JOURNEY

August 29, 2016, KNKX Public Radio, Seattle, WA:

August 30, 2106, Presbyterian Mission Agency, Louisville, KY:  Presbyterians join Lummi Nation to fight fossil fuel projects in the Northwest

August 30, 2016, OpEdNews.com (Online):  The 2016 Lummi Nation Totem Pole Journey is Under Way!

August 30, 2016, Censored News, (Online-blog):  Lummi, Yakama and Salish Arrive with Totem Pole in Standing Rock

August 30, 2016, Native News, (Online):  he Lummi Nation have arrived to stand with Standing Rock!

August 30, 2016, Presbyterian Mission Agency, Louisville, KY:  Presbyterians join Lummi Nation to fight fossil fuel projects in the Northwest

August 30, 2016, Lancaster Online, Lancaster, PA:  Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

August 30, 2016, InForum, Fargo, ND:  Totem pole, Washington state tribes join pipeline protest

August 30, 2016, Bismark Tribune, Bismark, ND:  Totem carries unifying spirit into protest camp

August 31, 2016, Sightline Institute, Seattle, WA:  “OUR VICTORIES ARE PREVENTING DECADES OF POLLUTION” Tarika Powell’s speech from the recent Lummi Totem Pole event in Seattle.

August 31, 2016, Newslea, (Online):  Native Americans take totem pole on peaceful protest, cross-country trip

September 1, 2016, Ricochet, (Online):  West coast First Nations bring solidarity to Standing Rock pipeline battle

September 2, 2016, Presbyterian Mission Agency, Louisville, KY:  Lummi Totem Pole Ceremony in Sandpoint, Idaho…. On to Standing Rock, North Dakota

September 2, 2016, Native News Update, Lummi Nation totem pole makes stop at Standing Rock Sioux encampment

September 3, 2016, Bismark Tribune, Bismark, ND:  ‘There’s no side trails for him’

September 4, 2016, CTV News, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:  Totem pole arriving in Winnipeg signifies ‘powerful social movement for change’

September 4, 2016, Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:  Taking totem on the road

September 5, 2016, CTV, Toronto, Ontario, Canada:  After 2,000 km journey, totem pole reaches Winnipeg to highlight pipeline fight

September 5, 2016, CBC News, Indigenous leaders welcome sacred totem pole after violent North Dakota protests

September 5, 2016, CTV News, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:  Hundreds welcome totem pole to Manitoba with anti-pipeline message

September 5, 2016, Global News, National:  Sacred totem pole leads procession down streets of downtown Winnipeg

September 2016, MMC News, ‘Symbol of resistance’: Totem pole gift to Treaty 1 arrives in Winnipeg

September 5, 2016, Canada Live News, (Online):  Totem pole makes its way down Winnipeg’s Main Street

September 5, 2016, CTV News, (National):  After 2,000 km journey, totem pole reaches Winnipeg to spotlight pipeline fight

September 5, 2016, CJOB 680AM, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:  Sacred Totem Pole Leads Anti-Pipeline March

September 5, 2016, ReportCA.net (Online):  After 2,000 km journey, totem pole reaches Winnipeg to highlight pipeline fight

September 5, 2016, CBC News Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada:  Indigenous leaders, pipeline critics to welcome sacred totem pole to Winnipeg

September 6, 2016, NVS24 Homepage, (Online):  Totem pole arriving in Winnipeg signifies ‘powerful social movement for change’

September 6, 2016, Mag-SeriesUSA, (Online):  Totem pole makes its way down Winnipeg’s Main Street

September 8, 2016, 350.org, (Online):  How a totem pole unites Indigenous resistance struggles across the continent