The Lummi Nation will bless a totem pole and honor their ancestral San Juan Island home during a blessing.
Our Shared Responsibility: A Totem Pole Journey" or Kwel hoy' has thus far covered more than 1,700-miles over 16 days from Ihanktonwan Sioux territory the Powder River Basin to British Columbia. From English Camp, the pole will continue on to Victoria, B.C. , where "...it will be raised to stand sentinel over the Salish Sea," according to the Lummi nation website.
The Journey's goal is to raise awareness of the cultural, spiritual, social, and environmental sensibilities among American Indian and First Nations communities a cross the continent.
A free shuttle to the event will depart the Friday Harbor ferry landing at 6:00 p.m. and return at 8:30 p.m. To RSVP for the shuttle call (360) 378-2319 or email Julie@sanjuans.org