Journey 2019 Map

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2019 Tribal Journey to Lummi

Tribal Journey – Paddle to Lummi has begun.
Canoes are on the water.. from 6 to 10 and more to join daily. 

PADDLES UP!!  Map for current journey, plus:
A few photos we took at Nisqually landing in 2017. Copyright Sue Charles/Native Media.

2013 Paddle

Native Tribal Canoe Journey 2013 – Paddle to Quinault – is on!

Native ocean-going canoes from Washington State, Oregon, British Columbia, Canada, and possibly Alaska are making their way to the Washington Coast Quinault Village of Taholah. All the canoes will gather at Quinault August 1st and will participate in Native Protocol, Songs, Presentations, Gift-giving, and Feasting through August 6th. (See Canoe Journey Schedules, below.)


Canoes of the Puget Sound and Skagit:
Canoes land in Suquamish on July 19th and only spend 1 night and leave on the 20th.

Dates shown are arrival dates:

 July 19 Suquamish

 July 20 Little Boston

 July 21 Port Townsend

 July 22 Jamestown

 July 23 Elwha

 July 24 Elwha

 July 25 Pillar Point

 July 26 Neah Bay

 July 27 Ozette

 July 28 La Push

 July 29 La Push

 July 30 Hoh River

 July 31 Queets

 Aug 1- 6 Quinault


Warm Springs Canoe Project – 2013 Native Tribal Canoe Journey

Columbia River Canoe Schedule
(Subject to change)
July 18. Rock Creek Long House
July 19. Celilo Village
July 20. Hood River
July 21. Cascade Locks
July 22. Ft Vancouver
July 23. St Helens
July 24. West Longview
July 25. Skamokawa
July 26. Chinook Point
July 27. Bay Center
July 28-29. Shoal Water Bay
July 30. Ocean Shores Marina
July 31. Quinault India Nation
Jefferson Greene – Canoe Journey Advisor – Warm Springs Canoe Project
Per Hood River News

Canoe entry Hollywood Beach, Port Angeles

Children quietly listen during protocol.

Children quietly listen during protocol.

Paddle to Squaxin 2012


July 29, 2012 is the Official Canoe Landing Protocol at Squaxin Island.

Canoes will arrive Squaxin Island Tribe on July 28th.
Potlatch Protocol July 30 – August 5, 2012.

PADDLE to SQUAXIN 2012 Website.. Click Here.

Arial View of Canoe staging and landing area.. Click Here.  


CANOE SCHEDULES AND ROUTES as determined thus far

July 23, 24: Muckleshoot

July 25: Puyallup

July 26, 27: Nisqually

July 28 – Aug. 5: Squaxin Island


Info per Mike Edwards and Theresa Henderson.

More info to be added as becomes available.

Swinomish 2011 Canoe Journey Hosting


Native Tribal Canoe Journey 2011

Theme: Loving, Caring, and Sharing Together!
July 25-31, 2011

Canoe Arrival – Swinomish watefront hospitality, near La Conner, WA

Swadab’s Landing ~ 2pm Monday, July 25th

Dinner ~ 6pm

Opening Ceremony for Paddle To Swinomish ~ 8pm

Shuttle Schedule 10 am – 8 pm. CLICK HERE for printable pdf image


Mon July 25     Canoe Landing/Dinner

Tue July 26       10 am Opening Protocol Ceremony

Wed July 27     10 am Protocol

Thur July 28   10 am Protocol

Fri July 29        10 am Protocol

Sat July 30        10 am Protocol

Sun Jul 31 10 am Protocol/Closing Ceremony

Canoe Journey Headquarters
11404 Moorage Way
La Conner, WA 98257

General Information and Inquiries: 360-358- 5723  Hospitality


*Tribal Journey 2011 On the Web:

 Paddle to Swinomish 2011 Official Web Page /

 Facebook page /

Maps and routes /

Press Release pdf /


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Paddle 2011


Just more 25 days till canoe landing at  Swinomish! 

Theme: “Loving, Caring and Sharing Together”

Host Tribe: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

Location: 11404 Moorage Way, La Conner, WA 98257

Swadabs Park, canoe landing and Tribal Journey hosting areas, was created with cultural gatherings and hospitality in mind. 

View Slides, CLICK HERE.

See Map and Directions Info, CLICK HERE

People post comments on this site about many things pertaining to the journey events and activities, such as canoe schedules and routes, vending info, volunteering, elder and special needs accommodations, getting there by land, and more.  Comments can be posted and read by anyone, so please take care as to any personal info you share.

This site, Tribal Journeys Info page, is not the “Official” website for the individual Paddle Journeys. We post and share info as available relating to Tribal Journeys / Native Canoe Journeys.  The rotating hosts of each year’s Paddle Journey is responsible for their own “Official” website connecting to their tribal community. But this site remains constant. We are limited to info we are  able to receive or find.



Skippers Meeting


Skipper’s Meeting January 29, 2011 at the Fidalgo Bay Resort in Anacortes    

Address: 4701 Fidalgo Bay Road, Anacortes, WA
Times: 12pm Lunch / 1 pm Meeting followed by song and dance
Host: Samish Canoe Family

Swinomish 2011

SWINOMISH hosts 2011 Tribal Journey.

Canoe Meetings, Canoe Schedules, Landing date, and Host communities will be posted here as soon as they become available.

Journey Hosts and Skippers, and Journey Meeting hosts, please send us your information so it can be posted.

Thousands of people come here to find general and detailed info about Tribal Journeys, so please help us make the info available.