Tag Archives: Canoe Journey

Canoes arrive today in Swinomish

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire arrived on the shores of the Swinomish reservation today on the canoe Salmon Dancer with Swinomish Chairman Brian Cladoosby. Salmon Dancer was one of more than 100 canoes participating in the Tribal Canoe Journey. View more photos of the landing on NWIFC’s Flickr feed. Read more about the Canoe Journey and […]

Canoes to land at Swinomish July 25

Canoe families already are on their way to Swinomish for the annual Tribal Canoe Journey. A landing schedule and map can be found on the Paddle to Swinomish 2011 website. According to the official press release: Beginning July 25th, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community will host The Tribal Canoe Journey (TCJ). Swinomish will welcome over […]

Remembering the Paddle to Seattle

Canoes are scheduled to land Monday, July 25 at Swinomish for this year’s Tribal Canoe Journey. Over the weekend, Marylin Bard, daughter of noted Quinault educator Emmett Oliver, spoke at Coast Salish Day in Bellingham about the birth of the modern Canoe Journey in 1989. From the North Kitsap Herald: The Suquamish and the Duwamish […]

AP: Tribes combine science, canoes for water quality

The Associated Press had the following story about the Tribal Canoe Journey: TSAWWASSEN, British Columbia — Pushing off one morning from a beach riddled with dead eelgrass, skipper Larry Nahanee plunked a scientific probe into the water and steered the hand-carved cedar canoe toward the next landing. His ancestors, the Coast Salish Indians, had paddled […]