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Swinomish Tribe’s innovative climate plan draws national attention

Coverage of the contentious U.S. presidential campaign and its aftermath has filled the pages of the Washington Post all year.

But it is a near 2,000-word feature article with a Pacific northwest angle in the nationally circulated Post that has drawn responses from readers around the country. Its title: “The 10,000-year-old tribe with a climate plan for the future.”

The Swinomish Tribe’s long-view strategy toward climate adaptation, melding academic science with cultural values, was profiled last week by writer Jim Morrison. It is accompanied by photos of Swinomish elder Larry Campbell, tribal...


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