In Lummi territory, the land, rivers, estuaries, and ocean abound with life. The Lummi developed a deep knowledge of this environment by careful observation. They learned how to use these resources and respect them by not using them up.
An area where rivers and ocean waters interact, mixing fresh and salt water. Such areas include bays, mouths of rivers, salt marshes, and lagoons. Estuaries shelter and feed marine life, birds, and wildlife.
The place a population (whether human, animal, plant, or microorganism) lives,
including other living and non-living surroundings.
Word in the Lummi language that means “Lummi way of life.”