Memorial for Tahlequah's Baby and J50/Scarlet

Start: September 21, 2018 3:00 PM

End: September 21, 2018 6:45 PM

Memorial for Baby Orca of Mother Tahlequah/J35

Friday, September 21 – Starting at 3:00pm

Occidental Square Park in Pioneer Square on the Traditional lands of the Duwamish Peoples.

Opening by youth representative Blake Whitewolf Shelafoe and hereditary leader Ken Workman, with presentations, prayers and songs by Indigenous leaders and musical artist Dana Lyons.

Join us to greive the loss of Tahlequah's calf in solidarity with the starving Southern Resident Orcas.

Come prepared:

  • Bring personal words, letters, pictures, drawings and thoughts to add to the community altar which will be carried in the procession and placed in front of The Federal Building.

  • Please come dressed in black and white to show Love for our Southern Resident Orcas

You can download and print this poster to carry at the memorial and procession.



Procession to The Federal Building at 915 2nd Ave calling for removal of the Lower Snake River dams.


Sponsors:

350 Seattle
Center for Biological Diversity
Dam Sense
Duwamish Longhouse
Earth Ministry
Endangered Species Coalition
Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment
Orca Network
OrcaLove
River Warrior Society
SacredSea.Org
Students for The Salish Sea

*Orca photo credit Clint Rivers

Event by
Chiara D'Angelo-Patricio
Bellingham, Washington