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Cultural Bio


In 1854, the year before the Point Elliot Treaty was signed there were an estimated 450 members of the Lummi Nation. Below are six generations that followed the signing of the Point Elliot Treaty. Haeteluk's father, Salaphalano, was one of the signers.


Six Generations from left to right:

Haeteluk (Frank), Kwul-kwul’tu (Joseph), Lewis, Seahtlhuk (Gary), Garron, Helo & Xander


“Formidable Man”

"Prior to his passing, Frank Hillaire instructed his grandchildren and future descendants to, 'Keep My Fires Burning.'"

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