Exploring the Proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary with Violet Sage Walker
The first native-led National Marine Sanctuary nomination
On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with Violet Sage Walker, the chairwoman of the Northern Chumash Tribal Council and the nominator of the proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary. A descendant of Avila Beach and San Luis Obispo County, California, Violet is campaigning tirelessly for the proposed 140-mile Chumash National Marine Sanctuary, carrying on the legacy of her father who initiated the Sanctuary proposal process. Come along as we learn about the Chumash people and cultural heritage in the beautiful region of the American Shoreline.