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Tribe supports orca's move from Miami tank to sea pen off island

Tribe supports orca's move from Miami tank to sea pen off island



2018-03-13T12:44:13+0000

SHOULD MIAMI SEAQUARIUM FREE LOLITA? A Native American tribe is demanding the orca's release, claiming the 1855 Point Elliott Treaty gives the Lummis the right to protect their fish and coastal lands, where Lolita was taken captive.

On a chilly March morning, Local 10 News Anchor Louis Aguirre along with a delegation from the Lummi Nation, a Native American tribe, boarded a fishing boat. They were bound for Orcas Island, the largest of the San Juan Islands in the northwestern corner of Washington state.


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