Lummi Nation hosted (May, 28, Herals) "Career Day 98" for its community college graduates.
and the Tribal Council must balance the need to preserve the Lummi Cultural heritage while providing educational and economic
opportunity for their people.
Lummi Nation preserves the integrity of its borders by allowing only members to buy
tribal land and by giving only members representation on the Tribal Council. To do otherwise would destroy its cultural heritage.
For example, Lynden has open borders and the new voters are destroying the Dutch culture.
Barriers to business co-operation
can prevent tribal members from benefiting from the economic prosperity that is sweeping our country. For example, the unilateral
right to sue gives tha Lummis an advantage in business ventures. Businesses must have this barrier removed by mutual consent
and hope the courts will uphold the agreement.
The Tribal Council must preserve the Lummi Cultural heritage, foster
the development of tribal members through education and provide a level playing field for business ventures.
is a difficult task but with the support of their tribal members and the County Council, it is not an impossible task.