Orca Month Event Raises Awareness For Pipeline Risks

Protestors in kayaks wave banners that read “Water is life.” British Columbia’s mountain range looms in the distance. // Photo by Mathew RolandChief Stateethlum performs traditional Lummi Nation beats at the protest. // Photo by Mathew RolandOil tankers traverse the Salish Sea in-between the San Juan Islands. // Photo by Mathew RolandBanners in front of Bellingham Bay at the protest make clear the opposition to the Kinder Morgan Pipeline extension. // Photo by Mathew RolandTombstones in the shape of orca fins represent the killer whales recently lost from local pods. // Photo by Mathew RolandPark goers observing the protest from land. // Photo by Mathew Roland