Northwest Tribal Leaders Testify in Opposition to Canadian Pipeline Expansion

November 28, 2018

WASHINGTON - Opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline from Coast Salish Tribes on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border continued today with indigenous people of the Salish Sea region testifying before the Canadian National Energy Board. Four U.S. Coast Salish Tribes — the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, Tulalip Tribes, Lummi Nation, and Suquamish Tribe — shared their concerns alongside Canadian First Nations as part of a Canadian federal government review of the proposed pipeline expansion.