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Lummi Nation To Carry Totem Pole Cross Country To Highlight Protest Development On Sacred Lands

A totem pole carved by members of the Lummi Nation is making a journey from Washington State to Washington, D.C., this summer.

The trip, which aims to highlight the environmental threats Indigenous peoples face in North America, is being called the Red Road to D.C. tour.

David Hyde from member station KUOW has the story.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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