2009 Canoe Landing Protocol – Paddle to Suquamish

CANOE LANDING PROTOCOL – MONDAY, AUG. 3 AT 1PM

 

  • BEFORE 12 Noon, All canoes will gather at soft landing – Doe-kag-wats Beach (Jeff Head) for instructions on Official landing in Suquamish.

 

  • Food, water and comfort stations provided at soft landing. Skippers are in charge of own crew care.  

 

  • At 1 PM Canoes will enter official landing, rafted up in groups as defined by routes traveled.

 

  • Each canoe will give a BRIEF intro of their canoe family, Tribe of Nation.

 

  • Only after every canoe completes protocol will canoes come ashore.

 

  • Volunteers from Naval base will help carry canoes up.

 

  • Only Support Boats will tie to Suquamish Dock. No canoe. Larger canoes can pull over to Old Man House Park.

 

  • Canoes will sit in front of the sGeDadad qwA ?altx House of Awakened Culture in Downtown Suquamish.

 

  • Canoe Families may load canoes onto trailers next day and thru the week before 10 AM.

SEE ALL 2009 CANOE ROUTES  CLICK HERE.

Sept-Oct Events

Sept. – Oct. Canoe Family gatherings…

SEPTEMBER 2008

10th Annual Nooksack Days Celebration

Sept. 26 – 28, 2008 

 See Info on the FlyerCLICK HERE.  

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Samish Nation hosts Coastal Jam Session

September 29 at Samish in Anacortes at Fidalgo Bay Resort Community Building. 6 PM Barbecue / Salmon Dinner followed by famous Samish Secret Recipe Fudge Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes.   

Fidalgo Bay Resort info, directions, map and more CLICK HERE.  

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OCTOBER 2008

Nisqually Canoe Family Dinner changes to October 25 at 2 PM at the Nisqually Tribal Gym (instead of Oct. 18). 

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Suquamish Tribe hosts 2009 Tribal Journeys Planning Meeting, Dinner and Coastal Gathering

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2008

Address: Suquamish Gymnasium aka “The old Tribal Center

15838 Sandy Hook Rd. Poulsbo, WA 98370

2:00 PM – Meeting will begin (Light Snack and Beverages)

5:00 PM – Dinner

6:00 PM – Coastal Singing and Dancing

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Turtle Woman Rising Drum for Peace: Oct. 10-13, Capital steps, Washington DC.  There will also be a Drum For Peace on the Capital steps in Olympia, WA during the same time. Gather where ever you are on those days and drum for peace. More on “Make No Bones About It” and blog Ranting Raven – Make No Bones About It  

 

 

 

 

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