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‘The first step in therapeutic,’ Lummi say of push to return captured orca to the Salish Sea

A local Indigenous rights nonprofit is trying to reclaim a southern resident orca whale that was taken from the Puget Sound five decades ago. Lolita, also known as Tokitae, was formerly an attraction at the Miami Seaquarium and resides in Florida. In March, Tokitae, 56, stopped performing shows due to advanced age, and the nonprofit […]