Past Journey Routes

PAST JOURNEYS INFO - FOR REFERENCE ONLY

LAST YEAR’S ( 2008) CANOE ROUTES below are for REFERENCE ONLY.

2009 routes will be posted as Journey time nears and info becomes available.

 

                                               

* Be sure to send your canoe info updates to Journey Coordinator.

 2008 CANOE ROUTES LISTED BELOW IN THIS ORDER  

* West Coast Washington Route (Starts July 18 from Taholah)

* San Juan Route (Starts July 20 from Nooksack)

* Puget Sound Route (Starts July 20 from Squaxin)

* Nuu chah nulth – Westcoast Vancouver Is. (Starts July 13)

* Northern Route – Bella Coola to Port Hardy, BC (Starts July 7)

* Port Hardy to Quw’utsun – Salish Sea Route (Starts July 17)

 

WEST COAST WASHINGTON CANOES 2008

FROM WEST COAST, USA

START: Quinault (Taholah) Thursday July 17, 2008 / Leave July 18

Land Hoh River – Friday July 18 / Leave July 19

Land Quilleute – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 20

Land Wyaatch – Sunday July 20 / Leave July 21

Land Makah – Monday July 21 / Leave July 22

Land Pillar Point – Tuesday July 22 / Leave July 23

Land T’Sou’ke – Wednesday July 23 / Leave July 24

Land Beecher Bay – Thursday July 24 / Leave July 25

Land Songhees – Friday July 25 / Leave July 26

Land Tsawout (E. Saanich) – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Tsartlip (W. Saanich) – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

SAN JUAN ISLANDS ROUTE

FROM SAN JUAN ISLANDS, USA

START: Nooksack – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 20

Land Lummi – Sunday July 20 / Leave July 21

Land Swinomish – Monday July 21 / Leave July 22

Land Samish – Tuesday July 22 / Leave July 23

Land Shaw Island – Wednesday July 23 / Leave July 24

Land Roche Harbor – Thursday July 24 / Extra nite / Leave July 26

Land Tsawout (E. Saanich) – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Tsartlip (W. Saanich) – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

PUGET SOUND ROUTE  2008

FROM PUGET SOUND WA , USA

UPDATE - Puget Sound Landing and take-off points for Nisqually, Puyallup and Muckleshoot stops are as follows:  
Nisqually will be at Solo Point by Stellicom and Dupont (south of Tacoma)
Puyallup will be at Owen Beach – Point Defiance, in Tacoma.

 

 

Muckleshoot will be at Alki Point in Seattle. Canoes will stay there – with security watch. People will be bussed back to Muckleshoot for overnites. Will depart saturday morning. CLICK HERE for Directions to these three points.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

START: Squaxin – Monday July 14, 2008 / LEAVE July 15

Land Nisqually at Solo Point – Tuesday July 15 / Leave July 16

Land Puyallup at Owen Beach – Pt. Defiance Park, Tacoma – Wednesday July 16 / Leave July 17

Land Muckleshoot at Alki Point – Thursday July 17 / Extra nite / Leave July 19

Land Suquamish – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 20

Land Port Gamble S’Klallam – Sunday July 20 / Leave July 21

Land Port Townsend – Monday July 21 / Leave July 22

Land Jamestown S’Klallam – Tuesday July 22 / Leave July 23

Land Elwha Klallam – Wednesday July 23 / Extra nite / Leave July 25

Land Songhees – Friday July 25 / Leave July 26

Land Tsawout (E. Saanich) – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Tsartlip (W. Saanich) – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

  

 

NUU CHAH NULTH – WESTCOAST VANCOUVER ISLAND ROUTE  2008

FROM NUU CHAH NULTH – Westcoast Vancouver Island , BC

START: Chenahkint Ehattesaht / Mowachaht / Muchalaht – Sunday July 13, 2008

Land Friendly Cove – Sunday July 13 and Monday 14 / Leave July 15

Land Hesquiaht – Tuesday July 15 / Leave July 16

Land Ahousaht – Wednesday July 16 / Leave July 18

Land Ucluelet – Thursday July 18 / Leave July 19

Land Ancla Huu ay aht – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 21

Land Ditidaht – Sunday July 21 / Leave July 22

Land Pacheedaht – Monday July 22 / Leave July 23

Land T’Sou’ke – Wednesday July 23 / Leave July 24

Land Beecher Bay – Thursday July 24 / Leave July 25

Land Songhees – Friday July 25 / Leave July 26

Land Tsawout (E. Saanich) – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Tsartlip (W. Saanich) – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

NORTHERN ROUTE – Bella Coola to Port Hardy, BC  2008

FROM NORTHERN BC – Westcoast Vancouver Island, BC

START: Bella Coola Monday July 7, 2008 – LEAVE July 8

Land Eucott Bay Hot Springs – Tuesday July 8 / LEAVE July 9

Land Rattenbury – Thursday July 9 / LEAVE July 10

Land Bella Bella – Thursday July 10 / LEAVE July 11

Land Koeye – Friday July 11 / LEAVE July 12

Land Clam Beach – Saturday July 12 / LEAVE July 13

Land Takush – Sunday July 13 / LEAVE July 14

Land Indian Cove – Monday July 14 / LEAVE July 15

Land Fort Rupert Tuesday July 15

(Join with canoes in Fort Rupert for the SALISH SEA ROUTE)

 

July 14th BC FERRIES land in Port Hardy at 11:30 PM, with the canoe families from the north, coming from Haida Gwaii, Nisgaa and possibly others (Tsimpsian, NWT, Yukon) to join with canoes continuing on the SALISH SEA ROUTE. 

 

SALISH SEA ROUTE – Port Hardy to Quw’utsun  2008

FROM PORT HARDY TO QUW’UTSUN – Salish Sea Route, B.C.

START: Fort Rupert (Pt Hardy) – July 15, 2008

Northern Canoes gather at Fort Rupert July 15 / Extra nite / Leave July 17

Land Alert Bay – Thursday July 17 / Leave July 18

Land Adams River – Friday July 18 / Leave July 19

Land Kelsey Bay – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 20

Land Browns Bay – Sunday July 20 / Leave July 21

Land Campbell River – Monday July 21 / Extra nite / Leave July 23

Land Courtney Comox – Wednesday July 23 / Leave July 24

Land Qualicum – Thursday July 24 / Leave July 25

Land Nanoose – Friday July 25 / Leave July 26

Land Nanaimo – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Ladysmith / Kuleet Bay – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

NOTES:

 

 

  • Protocol starts the day the canoes land – July 28.
  • Be ready when it is your turn or you will lose you place in protocol.
  • Be respectful to others and cut floor time short to allow for “everyone” to be heard.
  • Be respectful to all canoe families and the HOST please.

 Cowichan will serve ONE meal a day ~ It was suggested to please bring your own plate, silverware, cup (reuseable!! You wash your own)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DISCLAIMER: This site posts information as is made available. Published times, stops, and locations are subject to change without prior notification due to unknown factors relating to the nature of the canoeing events. It is the responsibility of each canoe to make their changes and updates available to the information disbursment resources. - Including to this site. Thank you.

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15 Responses

  1. GONNA CELEBRATE MY BIRTHDAY WITH SUM GOOD FRIENDS

  2. Hi – the landing at kulleet bay on the 27th is not happening – still waiting for an update from Dwanda at NAIG. This info. came from Dallas Brock of the band at Kulleet Bay.

  3. i have been on several journeys i would like to particpate this year, my last one was 2004 to ladysmith w/skok rez,mabe even build a strip canoe!!

  4. Sue,
    Where is the 2008 Canoe Journey?
    Is there a website for it?
    Thanks,
    Sam

  5. Thank you all for adding comments, and for making this your Native Canoe Journey place to visit on the web. Over 46,000 visits have been made here in the brief history of the site and we trust that the information is helpful. Please continue to visit, contirubte, and spread the word.
    Sue and Ben

  6. I always enjoy Tribal Journey’s
    I love the atmisphere and the people invalved,I am glad it is Drug and Alcohal Free
    My Husband and I have been Drug and Alcohal Free for John Sailto 25 year New Years Eve and I have been for 27 years on Feb 8,2008 I am proud of the People who go on these Journeys Love all God Bless see you next Journeys

  7. was an awesome journey, cant wait till next years. P2L 2007. had a blast, made tons of new friends.

  8. hey the canoe journey is so awesome i see it last year so its kewl this year to

  9. hey, sorry I can’t be there this year. Have to work and go to school.
    sure miss it though. Miss the songs and celebrations. Miss the bunch from Muckleshoot. take care everyone- prayers are will all the canoe families.

  10. What time should I be at Alki to see the canoes come in on July 23?

  11. the Queets Canoe family will be leaving with the Squaxin Island group on 7/20

  12. We were fortunate to experience the canoes leaving Port Hardy and landing in Port Rubert.
    What a beautiful experience. Thank you to the Bella Coola and the Port Hardy members for inviting us to share in your celebration of peace and unity of your people. Safe Travels and thanks to my special friends Lucy, Dory, Sandy and all the folks for opening your hearts to us.

    Peace be with you in your journey.

    Sue Sorth & Randy Fuge of sailing vessel Plain Jane from Seattle, WA (visitng Port Hardy)

  13. is this the 2007 routes for the canoe journeys thanks steve could you please send me the canadian and usa routes

  14. the conoe journey was the best it is such a blast all the expirences you go through it was very sad about jerry jack i couldnt belive it after that for a day or two i wouldnt go in the conoe but it was a fun trip

  15. sweet man it is awesome

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