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Tribes rally to support Initiative 1631

Leaders from several tribes appeared at a rally in Lacey in support of Initiative 1631 last month—another instance of the people taking on the task of addressing climate change themselves. President Fawn Sharp (photo, right) of the Quinault Nation and other tribal leaders joined together to create the First American Project to advocate for equality life-affirming policies. Passing Initiative 1631 offers “an opportunity to make the large-scale carbon polluters who are damaging our state and damaging our communities and our children pay the cost for the wrong-doings they have committed…,” said Matthew Randazzo, the executive director for the First American Project.

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