Help Stop the Resumption of Gray Whale Hunting
Action Alert from All-Creatures.org

FROM

Northwest Animal Rights Network (NARN)
March 2015

ACTION

As Makah Tribal Elder Alberta Thompson said in 1998:
This is not tradition. It was part of our culture to weave baskets and to pick berries in the mountains. It was part of our culture to speak our language. No one want to weave baskets or to speak Makah. What they want to do is to kill a whale with an anti-tank gun and that has never been a part of Makah culture.

Read Makah Whaling Whales Must Be Protected in U.S. Waters
by Captain Paul Watson

Makah whaling
Gray Whale
(photo courtesy of Wiki media commons)

Please write to NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association) and tell them to NOT ALLOW the Makah tribe to resume hunting Eastern North Pacific gray whales in the Northwest.

Write to: [email protected]

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

For more info about the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), and how to respond to it, please read Information on Makah Tribal Whale Hunt.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

  • Mon April 27th, 6:30 pm 9:30 pm
    NOAA Western Regional Center, Building 9 (Kelly C. Sandy III Auditorium), 7600 Sand Point Way, NE, Seattle, WA 98115. [Attendees need to register and review requirements for Access to Government Building].
  • Wed April 29th, 6:30 pm 9:30 pm
    Vern Burton Memorial Community Center, 308 East 4th Street, Port Angeles, WA.

In addition, the DEIS also may be viewed at various libraries identified or at the following NOAA Fisheries offices:

  • NOAA Fisheries, 1201 NE Lloyd Blvd., Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232 (Contact Steve Stone at 503-231-2317)
  • NOAA Fisheries, 7600 Sand Point Way, NE, Building 1, Seattle, WA 98115-6349. (Contact Leah Mattox at 206-526-6150) 
Copies of the DEIS are available on CD by contacting Steve Stone at (503) 231-2317 or [email protected]

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