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Lummi Nation and coal exports; Day of the Dead; They Called Him Skipper

 

(1) Jay Julius, fisherman and tribal council member of the Lummi Nation, who have lived on Puget Sound for millenia, opposes the use of Cherry Point, Washington, as the largest coal export terminal in North America.  (2) The Winchester Cultural Center in Las Vegas is where diverse Hispanic communities share their ways of celebrating the Day of the Dead in a multi-day festival.  (3) Lacey V. Murrow was the Director of Highways for Washington State from 1933 to 1940 and is best known for building the historic Lake Washington floating bridge.

 

Produced in 2013 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

Copyright 2013 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

 

Web links:

 

Day of the Dead (Wikipedia)

Lummi Nation 

Nevada Arts Council

Voices of Coal: An Earthfix Multimedia Special (Earthfix)

Washington State Department of Transportation: Cultural Resources

Washington State Historic Bridges (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Winchester Cultural Center (Clark County, Nevada; Wikipedia)

 

 

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